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outfly

Syllabification: out·fly
Pronunciation: /ˌoutˈflī
 
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Definition of outfly in English:

verb (outflies, outflying; past outflew; past participle outflown)

[with object]
Fly faster, farther, or with more agility than: a high-powered combat aircraft that can outfly anything
More example sentences
  • ‘I should have guessed there was more to you than meets the eye, especially when I found out that you could outfly aircraft!’
  • He spent his life defying and outflying death.
  • And so it continued, each squadron trying to outfly the other to rapturous applause from the crowd.

Words that rhyme with outfly

ally, Altai, apply, assai, awry, ay, aye, Baha'i, belie, bi, Bligh, buy, by, bye, bye-bye, chi, Chiangmai, Ciskei, comply, cry, Cy, Dai, defy, deny, Di, die, do-or-die, dry, Dubai, dye, espy, eye, fie, fly, forbye, fry, Frye, goodbye (US goodby), guy, hereby, hi, hie, high, I, imply, I-spy, July, kai, lie, lye, Mackay, misapply, my, nearby, nigh, Nye, passer-by, phi, pi, pie, ply, pry, psi, Qinghai, rai, rely, rocaille, rye, scry, serai, shanghai, shy, sigh, sky, Skye, sky-high, sly, spin-dry, spry, spy, sty, Sukhotai, supply, Tai, Thai, thereby, thigh, thy, tie, Transkei, try, tumble-dry, underlie, Versailles, Vi, vie, whereby, why, wry, Wye, xi, Xingtai, Yantai

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