verb (used with object), out·stripped, out·strip·ping.
Origin of outstrip
Examples from the Web for outstripping
Contemporary Examples of outstripping
Outstripping the ironieteken, the temherte slaq, and their kin by far is the most remarked and reviled irony mark to date.The Rise and Fall of the Infamous SarcMark
September 24, 2013
Historical Examples of outstripping
But Godwin, outstripping them, declared there should be none whatsoever.Mary Wollstonecraft
Elizabeth Robins Pennell
The two pairs of girls were intent only on outstripping each other.Madge Morton's Secret
Amy D. V. Chalmers
A hunter, outstripping the King's retinue, came first to seize the prey.
"Or it is quite likely that we are outstripping them," added Reeves.Captured at Tripoli
Percy F. Westerman
The difficulty was that the boys' minds were outstripping it.Sube Cane
Edward Bellamy Partridge
verb -strips, -stripping or -stripped (tr)
1570s, "to pass in running," from out + Middle English strip "move quickly," of unknown origin. Figurative sense of "to excel or surpass in anything" is from 1590s. Related: Outstripped; outstripping.