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Definition of outfox verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

outfox

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈfɒks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈfɑːks//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they outfox
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈfɒks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈfɑːks//
 
he / she / it outfoxes
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈfɒksɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈfɑːksɪz//
 
past simple outfoxed
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈfɒkst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈfɑːkst//
 
past participle outfoxed
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈfɒkst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈfɑːkst//
 
-ing form outfoxing
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈfɒksɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈfɑːksɪŋ//
 
 
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outfox somebody to gain an advantage over somebody by being more clever than they are synonym outwit
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: outfox