out·​punch ˌau̇t-ˈpənch How to pronounce outpunch (audio)
outpunched; outpunching; outpunches

transitive verb

: to outdo or surpass in punching : to punch more than or more effectively than
… the millions who watched former boxing world champion Holly Holm outpunch Ronda Rousey to set up a stunning upset …Lance Pugmire

Examples of outpunch in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But will the public be able to stomach the lengths to which the NFL might have to go to outpunch a pandemic? Mark Craig, Star Tribune, 29 July 2020 AMD’s Radeon duo, meanwhile, outpunches their direct GeForce competition in raw frame rates despite Nvidia’s attempted Super spoiler. Brad Chacos, PCWorld, 12 July 2019 Even with the benefits of 12nm and a restructured streaming multiprocessor architecture, the RTX 2080 might not outpunch the GTX 1080 Ti by much in games using the traditional rasterization rendering technology alone. Brad Chacos, PCWorld, 20 Aug. 2018 But other factors are putting upward pressure on Treasury yields, and over time these seem likely to outpunch overseas demand. Justin Lahart, WSJ, 2 Apr. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of outpunch was in 1924

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“Outpunch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outpunch. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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