verb (outguns, outgunning, outgunned)[with object]
- 1Have better or more weaponry than: the gangs have carved up the city and easily outgun the policeMore example sentences
- Men tend to be not very politically active where gender issues are concerned and can easily be outgunned and outmanoeuvred.
- The day after the election, as the recount began, his campaign was already outgunned, outmanned, and outmatched.
- However, the convoy was protected by HMS Ramillies and neither German ship could risk being hit by a ship that in other circumstances would easily be outgunned by both German ships.
- 1.2Surpass in power or strength: the team were outgunned by the joint title favouritesMore example sentences
- The Black Caps were quite simply outgunned at Wellington.
- The final frame was a one-sided affair for most of its duration with Billy outgunning Paddy at every opportunity.
- Both men are playing well with Robredo surprisingly outgunning Roddick on forehand winners.
More definitions of outgunDefinition of outgun in:
- The US English dictionary