- to surpass in boxing: I've seen the champ outbox better fighters than this one.
Origin of outbox
- a boxlike tray, basket, or the like, as on a desk, for holding outgoing mail, messages, or work.
Also called out-basket.
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Examples from the Web for outbox
And then you discover the mistake only after the statement has departed the outbox.Romney: No Apology for Misguided Obama Slam?
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He could outrun, outride and outbox any boy of either side the Potomac, and had proved it in many contests of skill.Historic Boyhoods
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- (on a computer) a folder in a mailbox in which outgoing messages are stored and displayed
- a US and Canadian name for out-tray
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