Definitions

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  • v. To surpass by dazzling more than; to outshine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To surpass in dazzing.

Etymologies

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out- +‎ dazzle

Examples

  • It's actually a good thing that Glenn is so old (86), because when Ohioans learn that he's still alive, his status as living legend will outdazzle Obama's annointment as adopted heir to Camelot.

    Sources: Hillary To Be Endorsed By John Glenn

  • Multimedia is also associated with flashy video clips, musical sound bytes and colorful animations; the theory seems to be that in order to compete with television, education must outdazzle the boob tube.

    Technomania

  • Ages, and to outdazzle by mere show of costly pleasure the class they can no longer excel in learned polish.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 12, No. 31, October, 1873

  • He has been described by a writer unfriendly to his politics as "the most brilliant man in the Senate; a man so wonderfully rich, that though he seeks to beggar himself in talents and opportunities, he has left a patrimony large enough to outdazzle most of his colleagues."

    History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States

  • And how a cornfield laughs, and how the face of a woman who loves can outdazzle the sun.

    The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol

  • Against this gorgeous presence of crimson and gold, brightening and brightening till only the rising sun could outdazzle it, she noted the romantic outlines of the Cumberland crags and woody heights, and marveled how near they appeared.

    In the Tennessee mountains,

  • But the splendor of wit cannot outdazzle the calm daylight, which always shows every individual man in balance with his age, and able to work out his own salvation from all the follies of that, and no such glaring contrasts or severalties in that or this.

    Uncollected Prose

  • Two families two doors apart are powering up in another bid to outdazzle each other for the coveted title of most beautifully decorated home in Pickering.

    Thestar.com - Home Page

  • Designed as an unhip car for unhip people, the Century couldn't outrun or outdazzle anything on the road.

    FanHouse

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