outscore

verb out·score \ ˌau̇t-ˈskȯr \
Updated on: 28 Jan 2018

Definition of outscore

outscored; outscoring
transitive verb
: to score more points than
  • The Cats went on to outscore the Chargers 16-10 in the third and 17-12 in the fourth to win by 16.
  • —Dick Sparrer

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First Known Use of outscore

1885


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