outclassed outclassed  /ˈaʊt ˌklæst/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) decisively surpassed by something else so as to appear to be of a lower class

Usage(s):

  1. Liu wasn't the only Asian to excel in a sport in which the region's athletes were expected to be outclassed.
  2. When the slaughter finally ended, outclassed Abilene Christian could take some comfort in the fact that it might have been worse.
  3. His command with 300,000 soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines still outclassed the force Beijing was building up, he insisted.

News

  1. Italy, Norway Show Under-21 Class as England Go Out

    Italy and Norway outclassed Israel and England at the Euro Under-21 championships on Saturday to virtually seal the fate of the Group A.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. French Open 2013 Tennis: Serena Williams' Easy Win Makes Her Wimbledon Favorite

    There isn't a women's tennis player on the face of the earth right now who can defeat Serena Williams .  Williams outclassed her competition at the 2013 French Open by a wide margin. Even Maria Sharapova on her best day couldn't come close to beating Williams in the woman's final. A 6-4, 6-4 straight-sets victory gave Williams her second French Open title, and by all appearances she's on her way ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  3. Soccer-Italy, Norway show Under-21 class as England go out

    By Ori Lewis TEL AVIV, June 8 (Reuters) - Italy and Norway outclassed Israel and England at the Euro Under-21 championships on Saturday to virtually seal the fate of the Group A. Italy, who beat England 1-0 in the first game, top the standings with six points and Norway are second with four. Israel still have a slim chance of advancing but England are out. The Italians ensured qualification for ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "We were supposed to be outclassed on special teams, and I think we held our own," Kansas coach Mark Mangino said.
    on Jan 3, 2008 By: Mark Mangino Source: Forbes

  2. "We knew we were running for second after about lap 100," Hamlin said. "They just outclassed us today."
    on Jun 3, 2007 By: Denny Hamlin Source: Myrtle Beach Sun News

  3. Crouch said in The Daily Mirror: "We've got fantastic quality and have to remember we've had a fantastic start. In spells we were the better side and it wasn't as though we were completely outclassed all game. For the first half-hour we were...
    on Sep 14, 2009 By: Peter Crouch Source: Goal.com

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