Definition of outfox in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌoutˈfäks/


[with object] informal
Defeat or deceive (someone) by being more clever or cunning than they are; outwit.
Example sentences
  • Zorro has always been a dashing swashbuckler who outfoxes his enemies in their defeat.
  • They delight in outfoxing people, or seducing them, and they love the riskiness of rule-breaking.
  • One saw a person simply beside himself with the thought that he had succeeded in outfoxing his opponent.

Words that rhyme with outfox

box, cox, detox, fox, Foxe, Knox, lox, ox, phlox, pox, Stocks

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Syllabification: out·fox

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