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

transitive verb

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

Word History

First Known Use

1643, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of outwrite was in 1643

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Cite this Entry

“Outwrite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outwrite. Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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