outshine outshine  /ˈaʊ ˌtʃaɪn/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) shine brighter than
  2. (v) attract more attention and praise than others

Usage(s):

  1. With his captivating oratorical skills, however, the younger man would go on to outshine his mentor.
  2. If 2007's poll in which Colbert created his own Korean pop video in an attempt to outshine Rain was a World War I of meaninglessness, 2008 was far bloodier.
  3. With a spouse who can be counted on to outshine the candidate, her campaign has had to handle the former president as carefully as a tactical nuclear weapon.

News

  1. Fast Food Advertising Doesn't Work on Me

    If fast food advertising worked, my purchases at such establishments would be very different. I don't care for the Whataburger marketing, but their burger is my choice among fast food restaurants. They outshine hamburgers from Sonic, Jack in the Box, Wendy's, Burger King, and McDonald's.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Gilmer Mirror

  2. Stacy Keibler Photobombed by Belly-Flopping Dog—See the Funny Pic

    Some bitch stole Stacy Keibler's spotlight! OK, to be fair, it could've been a male dog, but the adorably energetic pup definitely found a way to outshine George Clooney's...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: E! Online

Quotes

  1. "You have to give credit to their defense, those guys played well," Peterson said. "I really didn't come into the game looking at it in that way, to try to outshine Patrick. He played a great game today. He made some great tackles, but we got...
    on Dec 9, 2007 By: Adrian Peterson Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. "There was such expectation on him," said Ferguson. "There was talk he was going to be the player of the tournament, that he was going to outshine them all -- Messi, Ronaldo. And he doesn't have great experience playing in the World Cup,...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)

  3. "It is definitely an honor to be recognized by the area that I call home," stated Gentilozzi on his recent induction. "There are a lot of great people that should be recognized in the Greater Lansing Area, and I do not want to outshine any of...
    on Jan 25, 2006 By: Paul Gentilozzi Source: WhoWon.com

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