Definitions

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  • v. To make more money than, to earn more than.

Etymologies

out- +‎ earn (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The education explanation was persuasive toBoushey, who wrote: "That's what the Reach Advisors study shows -- that because there are more young women with college degrees, women now outearn young men."

    Philip N. Cohen: Time Check: "Women on Top"

  • ÂThe education explanation was persuasive toÂBoushey, who wrote: "That's what the Reach Advisors study shows -- that because there are more young women with college degrees, women now outearn young men."

    Philip N. Cohen: Time Check: "Women on Top"

  • It was a great premise: the students had to write a program to determine if they could select 10 arbitrary stocks that, as a group, would outearn the Dow Jones over the last 5 years.

    2010 February « This is what a computer scientist looks like

  • And the latest figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics suggest that more than a quarter of working women outearn their working husbands.

    Stay-at-home dads are finding it's not such a bad place to be

  • But today, we no longer need to "marry up": women are more educated (we make up nearly 60 percent of college graduates) and better compensated (urban women in their 20s actually outearn their male peers).

    Philip N. Cohen: Young, Educated and Gender-Gapped

  • Nationally, young men still outearn young women, so the thinking in that article had to do with young professional women moving to concentrated areas.

    Philip N. Cohen: Young, Educated and Gender-Gapped

  • But today, we no long-er need to "marry up": women are more educated (we make up nearly 60 percent of college graduates) and better compensated (urban women in their 20s actually outearn their male peers).

    ‘I Don’t’

  • How many erstwhile detached and proudly non-materialistic BAs in English Lit may have gone through horrific sleepless nights, ceaselessly regretting not having majored in business upon learning that 27-year-olds at Goldman Sachs outearn them 100-to-1?

    Pablo Triana: The Problem With Bonuses? Their In-Your-Faceness

  • If History teaches us something is that societies that don't reward excellence and effort fail dramatically (even if sparing the majority of the populace from seeing how a few thousands outearn them drastically), while those that regale performers shine (even if forcing many folks to realize that they are hopelessly less affluent).

    Pablo Triana: The Problem With Bonuses? Their In-Your-Faceness

  • If Britney Spears were paid $1 every time a self-loathing stranger used her as a surrogate for his own failure, she would outearn Warren Buffett in three months.

    Chuck Klosterman on Sports

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