Example sentences for: outdone

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

  • Not to be outdone, former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell is said to have "plopped down 10 grand" on Prada ski outfits a mere "two minutes after she tried them on."

  • The French, not to be outdone, intend to pay nothing extra.

  • 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.

  • 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, I laboured mightily for a few days and came up with:

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