out·​skate | \ ˌau̇t-ˈskāt How to pronounce outskate (audio) \
outskated; outskating

Definition of outskate

transitive verb

: to outdo or surpass in skating : to skate better than Still, everyone in the Black Bears' locker room knew the game was really lost at the outset, when the Warriors … simply outworked and outskated their hosts.— Mark Emmert

Examples of outskate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Under Ruff, the Stars were an offensive-minded team who used their speed to outskate opponents and wear them down. Stephen Hunt, star-telegram, "Dallas Stars make big moves for 2017 makeover," 14 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of outskate

1862, in the meaning defined above

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“Outskate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outskate. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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