outwrite

verb
out·​write | \ ˌau̇t-ˈrīt How to pronounce outwrite (audio) \
outwrote\ ˌau̇t-​ˈrōt How to pronounce outwrote (audio) \; outwritten\ ˌau̇t-​ˈri-​tᵊn How to pronounce outwritten (audio) \ also outwrit\ ˌau̇t-​ˈrit How to pronounce outwrit (audio) \; outwriting

Definition of outwrite

transitive verb

: to surpass in ability to write : to write better than Historian for historian, journalist for journalist, they outwrite us …— R. H. Rovere

First Known Use of outwrite

1643, in the meaning defined above

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“Outwrite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outwrite. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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