Definition of outwit in English:

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outwit

Pronunciation: /aʊtˈwɪt/

verb (outwits, outwitting, outwitted)

[with object]
Deceive by greater ingenuity: Ray had outwitted many an opponent
More example sentences
  • In recent months, Slavkov has outwitted his opponents.
  • Gent can snap back at his opponents but would rather outwit them.
  • But keep to the model of The Doctor using his mind to outwit his opponents.
Synonyms
outsmart, out-think, outmanoeuvre, outplay, be cleverer than, steal a march on, trick, gull, make a fool of, get the better of
informal outfox, pull a fast one on, put one over on, run/make rings round
dated outjockey

Words that rhyme with outwit

acquit, admit, backlit, bedsit, befit, bit, Brit, Britt, chit, commit, demit, dit, emit, fit, flit, frit, git, grit, hit, intermit, it, kit, knit, legit, lickety-split, lit, manumit, mishit, mitt, nit, omit, outsit, permit, pit, Pitt, pretermit, quit, remit, retrofit, sit, skit, slit, snit, spit, split, sprit, squit, submit, transmit, twit, whit, wit, writ, zit

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