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outpoint

[ out-point ]

verb (used with object)

  1. to excel in number of points, as in a competition or contest.
  2. Nautical. to sail closer to the wind than (another ship).


outpoint

/ ˌaʊtˈpɔɪnt /

verb

  1. to score more points than
  2. nautical to sail closer to the wind (point higher) than (another sailing vessel)


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Word History and Origins

Origin of outpoint1

First recorded in 1585–95; out- + point

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