[ out-klahym ]
/ ˌaʊtˈklaɪm /

verb (used with object), out·climbed or (Archaic) out·clomb; out·climbed or (Archaic) out·clomb; out·climb·ing.

to surpass or outdo in climbing; climb higher or better than: As a child, I could outclimb any kid on the block.

Nearby words

  1. outbuilding,
  2. outburst,
  3. outcast,
  4. outcaste,
  5. outclass,
  6. outcome,
  7. outcrop,
  8. outcross,
  9. outcry,
  10. outcurve

Origin of outclimb

First recorded in 1600–10; out- + climb

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Examples from the Web for outclimb

  • He could outclimb, outswim, outrun, outdevil any of them; while none dared fight with him.