Outdone in a sentence

Definition of Outdone

past participle of outdo

Short Example Sentence for Outdone

  • 1. Would you be outdone in such a contest?
  • 2. No one was to be outdone in adventurous recital.
  • 3. He was never outdone in atrocities by his enemies.
  • 4. The chef had outdone himself, hoping to be kept on.
  • 5. Every European nation has outdone us.
  • 6. But Dora would not be outdone in magnanimity.
  • 7. However, Gizzard was not to be outdone in politeness.
  • 8. You will hardly bear to be long outdone by Jane.
  • 9. And in sympathy for either Mary was outdone by neither.
  • 10. He has even outdone Quintus Curtius.
  • 11. To be outdone by May Hutchings was intolerable.
  • 12. But the pride and resolution on his face were outdone by the serenity of hers.
  • 13. Thus the poor artisans and sailors were outdone by the gentry.
  • 14. Not to be outdone by him, they bent to their walking and made excellent time.
  • 15. But Lafitte was a general not to be outdone by such a show of force.
  • 16. And Geissler, was he to be outdone by an engineer on a copper mine?
  • 17. This woke up Dorothy Lockwood, who would not be outdone by her twin.

How to use Outdone in a Sentence?

  • 1. Bindle, not to be outdone in savoir-faire, picked up the menu and regarded it with wrinkled brow.
  • 2. Jack, seeing it, was sorry he was bareheaded, for he hated to be outdone in such courtesy.
  • 3. Her final inspection before he left could not have been outdone in severity by Lee herself.
  • 4. This American from up in the village had outdone him; he was nothing beside such a man.
  • 5. Handsome, rich, and brave, he had, at five-and-twenty, outdone the lists of all known Don Juans.
  • 6. We are only too glad of his help, and not to be outdone in politeness we simultaneously raise our hats to him.
  • 7. Her gesture of despair when the other girl came up was so lovingly insulting it could not have been outdone by the best of mothers.
  • 8. The philanthropists who founded this infantile colony would have outdone but by a very little those who thrust the reluctant negroes into freedom.
  • 9. He had outdone his part, and thus enhanced the advantage that she held over him to a degree that made her determined to keep the paper.
  • 10. In all creation" to be outdone in the field of enterprise by the old Britishers?
  • 11. Aunt Cordelia had enough trouble getting her to practice on week-days to be outdone with the question.
  • 12. The people along this part of the road had simply outdone themselves in the matter of arches, there being one at every hundred yards almost.
  • 13. He had been outdone by men who fought their cases, and his popularity was due to affable manners, and not to admiration of his power or talents.
  • 14. Mr. Balfour, who simply cannot be outdone in international courtesy, saw the ten and raised it to twenty.
  • 15. This was apparently a challenge to Kerry not to be outdone in barbarity by Cork, her neighbour and rival.
  • 16. Here were civilization and courtesy, and, not to be outdone in these qualities, I ordered a salute from our terrorite guns.
  • 17. Outranged and outdone in speed, the German ship was soon driven ashore in a sinking condition, with a funnel down and steering gear disabled.
  • 18. The crew had outdone themselves in making everything about the vessel even more than ordinarily clean and bright, and everyone was arrayed in holiday attire.
  • 19. During the first half year of 1921, it has even outdone America and England, because these two countries were in the throes of a crisis.
  • 20. I get perfectly outdone with the papers some of the sisters bring into the ward, and I quickly lay hands upon everyone I find.
  • 21. But enough, or we shall never finish; albeit in our admiration of the working-girls of Sarrio we are outdone by every Englishman who comes hither.
  • 22. It has been long delayed, this signal measure of just vengeance upon those who have outdone in cold cruelty all that generations of the four-footed tribe of the fiercest kind have done.
  • 23. Oh, the miserable and calamitous spectacle, such as haply the world had not seene the like since the foundation of it, nor be outdone till the universal conflagration of it.