outgeneral

[ out-jen-er-uhl ]
/ ˌaʊtˈdʒɛn ər əl /

verb (used with object), out·gen·er·aled, out·gen·er·al·ing or (especially British) out·gen·er·alled, out·gen·er·al·ling.

to outdo or surpass in generalship.

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Origin of outgeneral

First recorded in 1760–70; out- + general
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British Dictionary definitions for outgeneral

outgeneral
/ (ˌaʊtˈdʒɛnərəl) /

verb -als, -alling or -alled or US -als, -aling or -aled

(tr) to surpass in generalship
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