[ out-klahym ]

verb (used with object),out·climbed or (Archaic) out·clomb; out·climbed or (Archaic) out·clomb; out·climb·ing.
  1. to surpass or outdo in climbing; climb higher or better than: As a child, I could outclimb any kid on the block.

Origin of outclimb

First recorded in 1600–10; out- + climb

Words Nearby outclimb

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How to use outclimb in a sentence

  • It can fly where the eagle dare not move its wing, and amid Alpine obstacles outclimb the chamois.

    Lady Eureka, v. 1 (of 3) | Robert Folkestone Williams
  • He could outclimb, outswim, outrun, outdevil any of them; while none dared fight with him.