Definition of outplay in English:

outplay

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Pronunciation: /aʊtˈpleɪ
 
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verb

[with object]
  • Play better than: we were absolutely and totally outplayed
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    • The Lions were totally outplayed and only offered a token resistance.
    • On a pitch more suitable for the English seam bowlers, the Indian team totally outplayed their opponents.
    • They were lucky to get away with 2-1 because we totally outplayed them in front of their big crowd.

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