out·​vie ˌau̇t-ˈvī How to pronounce outvie (audio)
outvied; outvying

transitive verb

: to surpass in a rivalry or competition
outvying each other in courtesy
Critics outvie themselves with meaningless, pretentious reviews …Jay Weissberg

Word History

First Known Use

1594, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of outvie was in 1594

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“Outvie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outvie. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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