Definition of Outtop

1. v. t. To overtop.



Definition of Outtop

1. Verb. (obsolete) To overtop. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outtop

1. to excel [v OUTTOPPED, OUTTOPPING, OUTTOPS] - See also: excel

Lexicographical Neighbors of Outtop

outthrew
outthrob
outthrobbed
outthrobbing
outthrobs
outthrowing
outthrown
outthrows
outthrust
outthrusted
outthrusting
outthrusts
outtold
outtook
outtop (current term)
outtopped
outtopping
outtops
outtower
outtowered
outtowering
outtowers
outtrade
outtraded
outtrades
outtrading
outtravel
outtraveled
outtraveling

Literary usage of Outtop

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Sewanee Review by University of the South (1896)
"... to outtop And civil manners all times hitherto — What feeling then, unhappy mortal race What thought of thee at last my heart assails? ..."

2. The Life of William Ewart Gladstone by John Morley (1911)
"But he also sent a ship or ships to the Baltic; and I believe that my father, whose energy soon began to outtop that of all the very large family, ..."

3. The Life of William Ewart Gladstone by John M. Morley (1903)
"But he also sent a ship or ships to the Baltic; and I believe that my father, whose energy soon began to outtop that of all the very large family, ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1864)
"Eton being, from its size and local advantages, commonly considered the first school in the country, there is no strain at work on the boys to outtop ..."

5. Crabb's English Synonyms by George Crabb (1917)
"With the high is associated no idea of what is striking; but the tall is coupled with the aspiring, or that which strives to outtop: the lofty is always ..."

6. Folklore as an Historical Science by George Laurence Gomme (1908)
"She is in great reputation, and it's thought will at last outtop the Lady of Loretto ; there is another near ..."

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