outpoint

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verb out·point \ˌau̇t-ˈpȯint\

Definition of outpoint

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to sail closer to the wind than

  3. 2 :  to win more points than (as in a boxing match)

1883

First Known Use of outpoint

1883


OUTPOINT Defined for English Language Learners

outpoint

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verb out·point \ˌau̇t-ˈpȯint\

Definition of outpoint for English Language Learners

  • : to win more points than (an opponent) in a boxing match


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