AskDefine | Define outpoint

Dictionary Definition

outpoint

Verb

1 sail closer to the wind than
2 score more points than one's opponents [syn: outscore]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Verb

to outpoint
  1. To score more points than another (especially, in boxing, to achieve victory by scoring more points that one's opponent)
  2. To sail closer to the wind than another ship

Extensive Definition

Outpoint is a term frequently used in boxing to describe a situation in which one boxer is awarded more points than his or her opponent by the judges, but does not knock out that opponent http://boxing.about.com/b/a/205307.htm.
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