Definition of outsell in English:

outsell

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Sell or be sold in greater quantities than.

    ‘some experts predict that diesels will outsell petrol cars’
    • ‘At its launch in the London area it outsold the popular Yorkie bar.’
    • ‘The CliffsNotes of The Scarlet Letter outsells the real book more than three to one.’
    • ‘But how does he feel about Coke being outsold in Scotland by the other national drink, Irn-Bru?’
    • ‘It entered the charts at No.1 and has already outsold his previous album.’
    • ‘By the end of his life, in 1941, there were millions of scouts worldwide, and his quaint little handbook had outsold every other English book of its time.’
    • ‘Unfortunately, a lack of official team licences and a combination of amateurish presentation and arcane menus has meant the game has always been outsold by the glossy Fifa series.’
    • ‘Tomato sauce still dramatically outsells salsa in Australia.’
    • ‘Indeed, in the two years since publication, only the Bible has outsold it.’
    • ‘Its flagship product, ketchup, had steadily been losing ground over the 1990s, with salsa outselling it in the US.’
    • ‘Scholastic knew the latest Potter adventure would be big because each successive book had outsold its predecessor rather than trailing off as with most series.’
    • ‘And the new Astra outsold its competitors with just the five-door model available.’
    • ‘For that brief moment in pop-culture history when turntables outsold guitars, did record companies ever try to force an image on them?’
    • ‘While all are high-quality products, the old-fashioned, oversized, wood-fired country loaf still far outsells all of the other products combined.’
    • ‘She uses the example from a few years back when salsa outsold ketchup for the first time.’
    • ‘You know, the Latino influence you can see certainly in terms of salsa outsells ketchup.’
    • ‘It took three years after the Macintosh's introduction in 1984 before it outsold the Apple II, its predecessor.’
    • ‘This is one of the reasons that light rapid transit has outsold SkyTrain by over 30 to 1 in the past 25 years.’
    • ‘A few months ago, Tesco reported that cod was being outsold by salmon because the ‘king of fish’ is 20p per pound cheaper.’
    • ‘Last year's final at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium outsold the FA Cup Final that was held in the same venue, which shouts success by any yardstick.’
    • ‘In America, salsa - with its peppery kick - outsells milder-mannered ketchup.’

Pronunciation:

outsell

/aʊtˈsɛl/