out·​wres·​tle ˌau̇t-ˈre-səl How to pronounce outwrestle (audio)
outwrestled; outwrestling

transitive verb

: to outdo or surpass in wrestling : to grapple with successfully
… Malcolm Butler came out of nowhere to outwrestle the Seahawks receiver for the ball at the goal-line.Cam Cole

Word History

First Known Use

1563, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of outwrestle was in 1563

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Cite this Entry

“Outwrestle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outwrestle. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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