outspeed

verb
out·​speed | \ ˌau̇t-ˈspēd How to pronounce outspeed (audio) \
outsped\ ˌau̇t-​ˈsped How to pronounce outspeed (audio) \ or outspeeded; outspeeding

Definition of outspeed

transitive verb

: to outdo or surpass in speeding : to go faster than can outspeed any other car over a short distance He really seems to believe that he can outspeed a well-struck tennis ball.— Martin Amis

First Known Use of outspeed

1661, in the meaning defined above

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“Outspeed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outspeed. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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