outmuscle

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

out- +‎ muscle

Verb[edit]

outmuscle ‎(third-person singular simple present outmuscles, present participle outmuscling, simple past and past participle outmuscled)

  1. (transitive) To surpass in a contest involving strength.
    • 2009 March 30, William C. Rhoden, “For Coaches, Recruiting Top Players Can Lead to a Dark Side”, in New York Times[1]:
      UConn barreled through the West Regional, pummeling Purdue in the semifinals and outmuscling Missouri in the final.