- to surpass in flying, especially in speed or distance: to outfly the speed of sound.
- Literary. to fly out or forth.
Origin of outfly
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Examples from the Web for outfly
Stan watched them as they went into their circle and saw that even in making such a maneuver they could outfly his ship.A Yankee Flier in Italy
Rutherford G. Montgomery
It is better to have wings "like birds of tempest-loving kind," and to beat up against the wind, than to outfly it in retreat.The Expositor's Bible: The Psalms, Vol. 2
We could outfly and beat down those scarlet humming-birds wherever they appeared.The War in the Air
Herbert George Wells
So confident did he feel in his ability to outfly them all, that he allowed them at least five minutes start.Beasts & Men
Jean de Bosschre
Neither could outfly the other on the flat, now, unless one of the engines went bad.Dave Dawson at Truk
Robert Sydney Bowen