Example sentences for: outdone

How can you use “outdone” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The towns, not to be outdone by the agricultural shows, also hold annual festivals such as the popular Victorian Festival at Keswick or the Medieval Festival in Kendal; both are in late May and both feature crafts, food stalls, and artists and entertainers in period costumes.

  • Not to be outdone in creativity, the natural science entries offer pollynose, prickly pig, puppy toes, Quaker bonnet, railroad Annie, and sac-a-lait, among many, many others.

  • Not to be outdone, the makers of Nicotrol, a competing patch product, recently inked a two-year deal with the ALA for $2.

  • Al Gore Jr. has outdone his senator father in the calculus of political achievement, but the veep is stiff and awkward and dutiful in a way that his impulsive, backslappy dad never was.

  • But the American land of opportunity that goes reeling by in the background turns out to be a nightmare of free-floating violence and organized fascism (brilliantly imagined, by the way), until the America of A Cool Million has outdone in scariness even the America of Kafka's Amerika . West's hero loses his thumb, his teeth, his leg, his scalp, and his nose; and the creepier his sufferings become, the funnier is the book, sad to say.

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