Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: outwit
IPA transcription: ['aʊtw,ɪt]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: outwit, overreach, outsmart, outfox, beat, circumvent
    Meaning: beat through cleverness and wit; "I beat the traffic"; "She outfoxed her competitors"
Usage examples
  • To see mere lads, not twenty-one years of age, smart enough to outwit the very shrewdest and wisest slave-holders of Virginia was very gratifying.