- 1Evade (an opponent) by moving faster or with greater agility: the YF-22 can outmanoeuvre any fighter flying todayMore example sentences
- It gave Allied pilots a major tactical advantage as they were able to tolerate greater G-forces to outmanoeuvre their opponents.
- A boxing match is like a chess game, with fighters trying to outwit and outmaneuver their opponent to deliver the knockout blow.
- Speed gives a great deal of versatility to a unit, allowing the player to respond quickly, choose when and where they want to fight, and generally outmaneuver an opponent.
- 1.1Use skill and cunning to gain an advantage over: he hoped he would be able to outmanoeuvre his criticsMore example sentences
- He was eventually able to outmaneuver his own teacher, Janie.
- After a decent interval of licking our wounds and pondering what might have been and where we went wrong, we need to spit out our despair and return - united - to battling those who have for the moment outmaneuvered us.
- He outmaneuvered people in the past who could somehow become too dangerous for him.