Definition of Outdressed

1. Verb. (past of outdress) ¹



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Definition of Outdressed

1. outdress [v] - See also: outdress

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outdressed

outdrag
outdragged
outdragging
outdrags
outdrank
outdraw
outdrawing
outdrawn
outdraws
outdream
outdreamed
outdreaming
outdreams
outdreamt
outdress
outdressed (current term)
outdresses
outdressing
outdrew
outdrink
outdrinking
outdrinks
outdriven
outdrives
outdriving
outdrop
outdropped
outdropping
outdrops

Literary usage of Outdressed

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1. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association (1921)
"... no matter if she is more poorly dressed than some other people, is a satisfaction more real than knowing w« have outdressed someone ..."

2. A History of Social Thought by Emory Stephen Bogardus (1922)
"... be outshone or outdressed by them." It is usually deceptive; it has no productive features about it. It may even assume a form of waste and destruction. ..."

3. Principles of National Economy by Thomas Nixon Carver (1921)
"... or at least not to be outshone or outdressed by them. This is not business competition, however, though it can be called a kind of economic competition. ..."

4. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1837)
"... hadn't often made her a handsome compliment, Peggy Anderson, the kitchen- maid, could have outdressed her any day. She never lost the friendship of her ..."

5. Elementary Economics by Thomas Nixon Carver (1920)
"... all one's neighbors or at least not to be outshone or outdressed by them. This is not business competition, however, though it can be called a kind of ..."

6. English Fiction from the Fifth to the Twentieth Century by Carl Holliday (1912)
"The queen herself could not bear to be outdressed, while ladies of the day tortured themselves with vast accumulations of stiffened apparel, wire hair-cages ..."

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