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Definition of Outdoer
1. one that outdoes [n -S] - See also: outdoes
Lexicographical Neighbors of Outdoer
Literary usage of Outdoer
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of James Abram Garfield by James Abram Garfield (1882)
"The admirers of " father " Yarranton should see to it that the outdoer of the Dutch is not robbed of his honors by the great Scotsman. ..."
2. The Ladies' Lexicon and Parlour Companion: Containing Nearly Every Word in by William Grimshaw (1870)
"Cry of vehemence; cry of distress; clamour of detestation, pi. outcries. OUTDO', u. To excel ; to surpass. pr. ¡ni1, outdoing; past, outdone : s. outdoer. ..."
3. The Knowledge of Life: Being a Contribution to the Study of Religions by H. J. Harald (1896)
"It is ever a case of outdoer outdone, each in turn trying to " go one better " than his neighbor. The constant aim of human action seems to be to replace ..."