verb (used with object), out·stripped, out·strip·ping.
Examples from the Web for outstripping
Outstripping the ironieteken, the temherte slaq, and their kin by far is the most remarked and reviled irony mark to date.
But where is this wonderful young woman who is outstripping our brilliant Miriam?Grace Harlowe's Plebe Year at High School|Jessie Graham Flower
The last lesson taught an Athenian youth was the duty of outstripping his neighbour in the hard race for wealth.Americans and Others|Agnes Repplier
Finally, this paragon of conifers surprises Eastern nurserymen by outstripping other seedlings in vigor and quickness of growth.Trees Worth Knowing|Julia Ellen Rogers
British Dictionary definitions for outstripping
verb -strips, -stripping or -stripped (tr)
Word Origin and History for outstripping
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.