Thesaurus

outwit

verb

Synonyms of outwit

to get the better of through cleverness
  • a plan to outwit their opponents at their own game

Synonyms for outwit

Words Related to outwit

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about outwit

Time Traveler for outwit

Time Traveler

The first known use of outwit was circa 1630

See more words from the same year

Cite this Entry

“Outwit.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/outwit. Accessed 6 Jun. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on outwit

Dictionary: Definition of outwit

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with outwit

Spanish Central: Translation of outwit

Nglish: Translation of outwit for Spanish Speakers

Comments on outwit

What made you want to look up outwit? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

May 2020 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a blooming wisteria tree
  • Which is a synonym of exiguous?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!