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outfox Line breaks: out¦fox
Pronunciation: /aʊtˈfɒks/

Definition of outfox in English:


[with object] informal
Defeat (someone) by being more clever or cunning than them: Holmes outfoxed criminals from the comfort of his armchair
More 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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