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outgeneral

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v outgeneral surpass in generalship
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Outgeneral To exceed in generalship; to gain advantage over by superior military skill or executive ability; to outmaneuver.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • outgeneral To exceed in generalship; gain advantage over by superior military skill.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Outgeneral owt-jen′ėr-al to outdo in generalship: to prove a better general than.
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Usage

In literature:

Just fancy, his business was to outwit others, and a couple of mere amateurs had outgeneraled him.
"Baron Trigault's Vengeance" by Emile Gaboriau
Outgeneraled, plundered, turned to ridicule, it thumps with unabated briskness.
"Sandra Belloni, Complete" by George Meredith
Winton has outgeneraled us.
"A Fool For Love" by Francis Lynde
ASSANPINK CREEK, Washington outgenerals Cornwallis at, 293, 294.
"The Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn" by Henry P. Johnston
He was the cattle detective of the association and for a year now the rustlers had outgeneraled him.
"Brand Blotters" by William MacLeod Raine
But Fortune, it seems, was not to be thus outgeneraled.
"Darius the Great" by Jacob Abbott
General Lee had undoubtedly been outgeneraled by Hooker in this movement, but he appeared not to have been disconcerted.
"Three Years in the Federal Cavalry" by Willard Glazier
The home team was outgeneraled.
"The Mark of the Knife" by Clayton H. Ernst
She had outgeneraled him in some way.
"Cupid's Middleman" by Edward B. Lent
With this I thought he was outgeneraled.
"Our Southern Highlanders" by Horace Kephart
She did like to enjoy outgeneraling people.
"Helen Grant's Schooldays" by Amanda M. Douglas
Everybody outgeneraled, duped, and defeated and himself free as air.
"Where the Pavement Ends" by John Russell
Then I saw an elderly gentleman pacing back and forth between two feminine chatterboxes, and trying to outgeneral the two happy people.
"A Romance in Transit" by Francis Lynde
Allard, quivering, radiant, found room to pity the outgeneraled and annihilated intriguer.
"The Game and the Candle" by Eleanor M. Ingram
They outgeneraled the Company at every turn.
"The Great Steel Strike and its Lessons" by William Z. Foster
But possibly we can think up some way to outgeneral him.
"The Boy Aviators' Flight for a Fortune" by Wilbur Lawton
He had outgeneraled a mighty clever sharpshooter.
"Short Stories of the New America" by Various
Clinton, Sir Henry, outgeneraled by Washington, 428.
"Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast" by Samuel Adams Drake
But he is inexperienced, and I am sure we can easily outgeneral him.
"The Walking Delegate" by Leroy Scott
Sam felt vaguely that he had been outgeneraled.
"The Ocean Wireless Boys and the Lost Liner" by Wilbur Lawton
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In news:

Outwitted and Outgeneraled in West Virginia.
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