outsold outsold  /aʊt ˈsoʊld/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) be sold more often than other, similar products
  2. (v) sell more than others

Usage(s):

  1. In 1998, for the first time ever, rap outsold what previously had been America's top-selling format, country music.
  2. That means, the authors explain, they have never used a card catalog to find a book; salsa has always outsold ketchup; women have always outnumbered men in college.
  3. The springer spaniel's book, Millie's Book, ghost-written by First Lady Barbara Bush, outsold her master's biography.

News

  1. J. Cole's 'Born Sinner' Jumps To No. 1 On Billboard

    J. Cole maintains the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 for his second week in a row. Cole's Born Sinner managed to climb to the No. 1 spot – a difficult task when other albums are also debuting according to Billboard. Although Cole debuted the same week as Kanye West’s Yeezus and failed to capture the top spot, Born Sinner has outsold Yeezus by 8,000 copies to date. Hip-hop rules this week, as J ...
    on July 11, 2013     Source: Vibe Magazine

  2. J. Cole's 'Born Sinner' album rises to No. 1, outselling Kanye West's 'Yeezus'

    Photo credit: J. Cole, above, and Kanye West released their albums on the same day. (Getty) Hip-hop artist J. Cole's album "Born Sinner" outsold rapper Kanye West's "Yeezus" and Wale's "The Gifted" to climb to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, notching Cole's second chart-topping record.
    on July 11, 2013     Source: amNewYork

  3. Cole outsells Kanye, album climbs to No. 1 on Billboard chart

    By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hip-hop artist J. Cole's album "Born Sinner" outsold rapper Kanye West's "Yeezus" and Wale's "The Gifted" to climb to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, notching Cole's second chart-topping record. "Born Sinner," released on June 18, sold 58,000 copies last week, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan, and made the relatively rare ...
    on July 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "Apple outsold RIM last quarter, and this is a milestone for us. RIM is a good company that makes good products, and so it is surprising that we could outsell them in any quarter after only 15 months in the market," said Jobs.
    on Oct 21, 2008 By: Steve Jobs Source: Macworld

  2. "And then Broken Social Scene's record outsold us about five to one," says Priddle, who makes ends meet by "slinging hash" in a Toronto restaurant.
    on May 5, 2008 By: Bill Priddle Source: Jam! Showbiz

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