out·​sing ˌau̇t-ˈsiŋ How to pronounce outsing (audio)
outsang ˌau̇t-ˈsaŋ How to pronounce outsing (audio) or outsung ˌau̇t-ˈsəŋ How to pronounce outsing (audio) ; outsinging

transitive verb

: to outdo or surpass in singing : to sing better than
They were ubiquitous then, a brassy girl group that could outplay and outsing any band in Nashville …John Spong

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Few working pop stars can outsing Ariana Grande, and Demetria Devonne Lovato is one of them. Justin Curto, Vulture, 26 Apr. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1603, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of outsing was in 1603

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Cite this Entry

“Outsing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outsing. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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