outpoint

verb
out·​point | \ ˌau̇t-ˈpȯint How to pronounce outpoint (audio) \
outpointed; outpointing; outpoints

Definition of outpoint

transitive verb

1 : to sail closer to the wind than
2 : to win more points than (as in a boxing match)

Examples of outpoint in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the biggest fight of his career, New Haven’s Tramaine Williams outpointed Yenifel Vicente to win the NABO and USBA junior featherweight titles on Saturday night at the College Park Center in Arlington, Texas. courant.com, "New Haven’s Tramaine Williams wins decision over Yenifel Vicente," 28 July 2019 The 15-year-old skater became the first Russian gold medalist of the games , outpointing her countrywoman, friend and training partner, two-time world champion Evgenia Medvedeva. Washington Post, "Oodles of oohs and ughs in the Pyeongchang Games," 6 Mar. 2018 The 15-year-old skater became the first Russian gold medalist of the games , outpointing her countrywoman, friend and training partner, two-time world champion Evgenia Medvedeva. Washington Post, "Oodles of oohs and ughs in the Pyeongchang Games," 6 Mar. 2018 The 15-year-old skater became the first Russian gold medalist of the games , outpointing her countrywoman, friend and training partner, two-time world champion Evgenia Medvedeva. Washington Post, "Oodles of oohs and ughs in the Pyeongchang Games," 6 Mar. 2018 The 15-year-old skater became the first Russian gold medalist of the games , outpointing her countrywoman, friend and training partner, two-time world champion Evgenia Medvedeva. Washington Post, "Oodles of oohs and ughs in the Pyeongchang Games," 6 Mar. 2018 The 15-year-old skater became the first Russian gold medalist of the games , outpointing her countrywoman, friend and training partner, two-time world champion Evgenia Medvedeva. Washington Post, "Oodles of oohs and ughs in the Pyeongchang Games," 6 Mar. 2018 The 15-year-old skater became the first Russian gold medalist of the games , outpointing her countrywoman, friend and training partner, two-time world champion Evgenia Medvedeva. Washington Post, "Oodles of oohs and ughs in the Pyeongchang Games," 6 Mar. 2018 The 15-year-old skater became the first Russian gold medalist of the games , outpointing her countrywoman, friend and training partner, two-time world champion Evgenia Medvedeva. Washington Post, "Oodles of oohs and ughs in the Pyeongchang Games," 6 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of outpoint

1883, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Outpoint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outpoint. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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outpoint

verb
How to pronounce outpoint (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of outpoint

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

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