verb (past and past participle outfought)[with object]
Fight better than and beat (an opponent): he challenged a hundred men and outfought every one
More example sentences
- Initially, however, the gamble seemed to pay off, as the Japanese armed forces outmanoeuvred and outfought their opponents in campaigns which brought victories in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaya, Burma, and the Philippines.
- Time and again, he warned his side of the danger of being outfought by more eager opponents.
- ‘You defeat your opponents by out-thinking them, not by outfighting them,’ she said.
Definition of outfight in:
- The US English dictionary