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outguess

[out-ges]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to anticipate correctly the actions or intentions of; outwit.
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Origin of outguess

First recorded in 1910–15; out- + guess
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for outguess

deceive, outfox, outmaneuver, baffle, outdo, circumvent, bamboozle, cheat, gull, confuse, hoax, have, defraud, trick, bewilder, outsmart, top, finagle, beat, overreach

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  • The German will outguess him, and it's up to him to outguess the German in turn.

    The Pathless Trail

    Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel

  • He was always able to outguess me in a pinch and seemed to know by intuition what was coming.

    Pitching in a Pinch

    Christy Mathewson

  • So it was that each was trying his best to outguess the other.

  • Reddy was trying to outguess Blacky, and Blacky was trying to outguess Reddy, and both were enjoying it.

    Bowser The Hound

    Thornton W. Burgess

  • And Elliott said that you could outguess dear old Mother Nature herself!