outpoint

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v outpoint score more points than one's opponents
    • v outpoint sail closer to the wind than
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • outpoint To sail closer to the wind than (another vessel).
    • outpoint To excel in number of points, as a horse or a dog in a prize exhibition.
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Usage

In literature:

His winnings he scattered or lost in games where he was outpointed or cheated.
"The U.P. Trail" by Zane Grey
It was altogether Pete's size and not his fighting qualities, for Neewa had him outpointed there.
"Nomads of the North" by James Oliver Curwood
Dey outfoot; we outpoint.
"The Cruise of the Dazzler" by Jack London
The buccaneer had outpointed him and taken the wind out of his sails, which now flapped ignominiously.
"Out of the Ashes" by Ethel Watts Mumford
The Yankee passes for a mighty clever guesser, outpointing with ease his transatlantic cousin.
"Explanation of Catholic Morals" by John H. Stapleton
Canaris was a foot in advance, and in an instant more he would have impaled himself on the savage's outpointed spear.
"The River of Darkness" by William Murray Graydon
He was being steadily outpointed, and seemed to be tiring fast.
"Fearful Symmetry" by Ann Wilson
When faced with crisis, threaten violence if outpointed.
"Combat" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Canaris was a foot in advance, and in an instant more he would have impaled himself on the savage's outpointed spear.
"Guy in the Jungle" by William Murray Graydon
But at last he was hopelessly beaten in battle, and still more hopelessly outpointed in the game of politics.
"Superwomen" by Albert Payson Terhune
But the automatic piano has outpointed every virtuoso except Rosenthal in the matter of mere technic.
"Franz Liszt" by James Huneker
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In news:

Krzysztof "Diablo" Wlodarczyk of Poland successfully defended his WBC cruiserweight title, unanimously outpointing second-time challenger Francisco Palacios of Puerto Rico on Saturday.
An aggressive Romney outpoints Obama in a funk.
LAS VEGAS — Steven Luevano emphatically defended his WBO featherweight title Saturday night, unanimously outpointing a bloodied Antonio "T-Rex" Davis on the undercard of Manny Pacquiao's fight with Marco Antonio Barrera.
OBERHAUSEN, Germany (AP) – IBF middleweight champion Daniel Geale of Australia outpointed Felix Sturm with a split decision to take the German's WBA title in their unification bout Saturday.
Henderson outpoints Diaz in every round at Key Arena.
Georges St Pierre unifies welterweight title, outpointing Carlos Condit at UFC 154.
Wladimir Klitschko retains world heavyweight belts, outpointing Poland's Mariusz Wach.
MRRT outpointed the second-best team in the three-team event held Saturday and had several winning skiers in their respective classes.
"Washed up" Giants outpoint docs.
Donaire outpoints Vazquez for split decision .
Chaos broke out after Vitali Klitschko unanimously outpointed Dereck Chisora to retain his WBC heavyweight belt Saturday night when Chisora got into a brawl with former WBA champion David Haye at the post-match news conference.
MONTREAL (AP) — Canadian Georges St Pierre unified the welterweight title in his return to the octagon, unanimously outpointing Carlos Condit in a bloody fight Saturday night at UFC 154.
MONTREAL — Canadian Georges St Pierre unified the welterweight title in his return to the octagon, unanimously outpointing Carlos Condit in a bloody fight Saturday night at UFC 154.
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