out·​slick ˌau̇t-ˈslik How to pronounce outslick (audio)
outslicked; outslicking; outslicks

transitive verb

: to get the better of especially by trickery or cunning

Examples of outslick in a Sentence

an overly confident con man who thought that he could outslick anyone, even the local Mob leader

Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of outslick was in 1926

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Cite this Entry

“Outslick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outslick. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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