outpunch

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Etymology[edit]

out- +‎ punch

Verb[edit]

outpunch (third-person singular simple present outpunches, present participle outpunching, simple past and past participle outpunched)

  1. (transitive) To punch harder or better than.
    • 2007 January 15, Jer㉠Longman, “For McAllister, Long Wait to Taste a Playoff Win”, in New York Times[1]:
      But Payton, with so many available choices on the N.F.L.’s No. 1 offense, seemed to be trying to outthink the Eagles instead of outpunch them.

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