outsmart Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb beat through cleverness and wit
    beat; overreach; outwit; outfox; circumvent.
    • I beat the traffic
    • She outfoxed her competitors
  2. verb defeat by more skillful maneuvering
    outmanoeuvre; outmaneuver.
    • The English troops outmaneuvered the Germans
    • My new supervisor knows how to outmaneuver the boss in most situations