Translation of "outwit" - English-French dictionary

outwit

verb transitiveoutwit /ˌaʊtˈwɪt/ ( outwitting, outwitted )
to do sth better than sb by using more intelligent methods
se montrer plus malin/-igne

She managed to outwit her attacker and get free.
Elle a réussi à se montrer plus maligne que son agresseur et à se libérer.

(Translation of “outwit” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

outwit

verb /autˈwit/ (past tense, past participle outwitted)

to defeat (someone) by being cleverer than he is

se montrer plus malin que
She managed to outwit the police and escape.

(Translation of “outwit” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)