outwitted outwitted  /ˈaʊ ˌtwɪ təd/


  • (v) beat through cleverness and wit


  1. But in the Bourne movies just one of us, grim, muscular and photogenic, can take on all villains, all at once, and leave them outwitted, dead, disgraced.
  2. Traveling one day from Shanghai to Nanking by train, Liu outwitted shadowing spies, slipped off at a way station.
  3. Eichelberger, who as intelligence officer had many dealings with the Japs, blandly outwitted them, blocking them from taking over areas they wanted.



  1. "I outwitted, outlasted and outsmarted them all," Ms. Behar joked.
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Joy Behar Source: New York Times

  2. "When she became the sole Survivor, she outwitted, and outsmarted - these skills may have helped her be the winner in the reality world but the wrestling world is a different kind of beast," Stratus said.
    on Mar 19, 2009 By: Trish Stratus Source: Wrestling-Edge.com

  3. "There will be extra spice to the game," Cox said. "I sort of outwitted him (Boland) and he just swiped at me and got sent-off. That happens. I am not looking to get people sent-off but it was a bad tackle and it went on from there. The...
    on Apr 17, 2008 By: Dean Cox Source: The Argus.co.uk

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