Definition of outwit
1 : to get the better of by superior cleverness : outsmart
2 archaic : to surpass in wisdom
Examples of outwit in a sentence
The fox managed to outwit the hunter by hiding in a tree.
They thought they had outwitted the new teacher.
First Known Use of outwit
OUTWIT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of outwit for English Language Learners
: to defeat or trick (someone) by being more intelligent or clever
OUTWIT Defined for Kids
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