outjump

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

out- +‎ jump

Verb[edit]

outjump (third-person singular simple present outjumps, present participle outjumping, simple past and past participle outjumped)

  1. (transitive) To jump better than; particularly higher than, or further than.
    • 2017 June 11, Ben Fisher, “England seal Under-20 World Cup glory as Dominic Calvert-Lewin strikes”, in the Guardian[1]:
      It was a goal that showcased all of the 20-year-old’s qualities as he outjumped Nahuel Ferraresi to win the header and shot at Faríñez with his right foot before slotting home the rebound with his left.
    • 1865, Mark Twain, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County:
      'Well,' Smiley says, easy and careless, 'he's good enough for one thing, I should judge — he can outjump any frog in Calaveras Country.'

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