One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
verboutsang, outsung[with object]
Sing better or louder than (someone else)‘two school teams move across a large field toward each other, each trying to outsing the other’
- ‘There's absolutely no chemistry between them, and each of them try to outsing the others when they get to do their solo parts.’
- ‘In all honesty, they probably outsung their home support, and I hope to see five times as many people at home in the replay.’
- ‘Well, I have tried to outsing the song sparrow, but I always lose.’
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