- To outthink is to outwit or to think more quickly or better than someone else.
When you beat your opponent by thinking more quickly and coming up with better ideas, this is an example of a time when you outthink your opponent.
transitive verbout·thought , out·think·ing, out·thinks
- To outdo (another) in thinking.
- To outwit by thinking.
(third-person singular simple present outthinks, present participle outthinking, simple past and past participle outthought)
- To best an opponent by thinking.
- Kasparov might be the world best chess-player, but Deep Blue clearly outthought him in this match.