outframe

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From out- +‎ frame.

Verb[edit]

outframe (third-person singular simple present outframes, present participle outframing, simple past and past participle outframed)

  1. (transitive) To frame better than another; exceed or surpass in framing.
    • 2009, George Lakoff, The Political Mind:
      The framers of the Constitution were being outframed by the president, and the Democrats in Congress felt helpless to stop it.
    • 2011, Robert Lane Greene, You Are What You Speak:
      For example, George Lakoff, a left-wing linguist at the University of California at Berkeley, thinks Democrats have lost many of the modern political battles because they are “outframed” by Republicans, who get their preferred [...]