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outjockey

[ out-jok-ee ]
/ 藢a蕣t藞d蕭蓲k i /
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See synonyms for: outjockey / outjockeyed / outjockeying / outjockeys on Thesaurus.com

verb (used with object), out路jock路eyed, out路jock路ey路ing.
to outmaneuver: We outjockeyed the competition and got our bid in first.
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Origin of outjockey

First recorded in 1705鈥15; out- + jockey
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How to use outjockey in a sentence

  • Outbid him, outjockey him, overreach him, but never forget to make him believe he knows more of the game than you do.

British Dictionary definitions for outjockey

outjockey
/ (藢a蕣t藞d蕭蓲k瑟) /

verb
(tr) to outwit by deception
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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