Definition of outwit in English:


Syllabification: out·wit
Pronunciation: /ˌoutˈwit

verb (outwits, outwitting, outwitted)

[with object]
Deceive or defeat by greater ingenuity: Ray had outwitted many an opponent
More example sentences
  • In recent months, Slavkov has outwitted his opponents.
  • Gent can snap back at his opponents but would rather outwit them.
  • But keep to the model of The Doctor using his mind to outwit his opponents.
outsmart, outmaneuver, outplay, steal a march on, trick, gull, get the better of, euchre
informal outfox, pull a fast one on, put one over on

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