out·​spar·​kle ˌau̇t-ˈspär-kəl How to pronounce outsparkle (audio)
outsparkled; outsparkling

transitive verb

: to outdo or surpass in sparkling : to sparkle more than or more brightly than
The pair literally outsparkled their competitors in heavily-sequinned purple leotards.Louise Radnofsky

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1560, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of outsparkle was circa 1560

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Cite this Entry

“Outsparkle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outsparkle. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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