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outclimb

[ out-klahym ]
/ ˌaʊtˈklaɪm /
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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.

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Origin of outclimb

First recorded in 1600–10; out- + climb
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Example sentences from the Web for outclimb

  • 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.

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