outpoint

verb
out·​point | \ˌau̇t-ˈpȯint \
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)

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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 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

verb

English Language Learners Definition of outpoint

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

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