Meaning of OUTCLASS in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ aʊtklɑ:s, -klæs ]

( outclasses, outclassing, outclassed)


If you are outclassed by someone, they are a lot better than you are at a particular activity.

Mason was outclassed by Lennox Lewis in his tragic last fight at Wembley...

Few city hotels can outclass the Hotel de Crillon.

VERB : be V-ed , V n


If one thing outclasses another thing, the first thing is of a much higher quality than the second thing.

These planes are outclassed by the most recent designs from the former Soviet Union...

The story outclasses anything written by Frederick Forsyth.

VERB : be V-ed , V n

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