outgeneral

[ out-jen-er-uh l ]
/ 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.

Nearby words

  1. outfly,
  2. outfoot,
  3. outfox,
  4. outfrown,
  5. outgas,
  6. outgiving,
  7. outgo,
  8. outgoing,
  9. outgoings,
  10. outgrow

Origin of outgeneral

First recorded in 1760–70; out- + general

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outgeneral

/ (ˌaʊtˈdʒɛnərəl) /

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

(tr) to surpass in generalship
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