Outfool vs Outfoot - What's the difference?

outfool | outfoot |


In lang=en terms the difference between outfool and outfoot

is that outfool is to outwit while outfoot is to run or travel faster than.

As verbs the difference between outfool and outfoot

is that outfool is to be more foolish than while outfoot is to run or travel faster than.

outfool

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • to be more foolish than.
  • to outwit
  • outfoot

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To run or travel faster than
  • *{{quote-book, year=1920, author=Max Brand, title=The Night Horseman, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=As has been said, Jerry headed the train of revellers, partially because it was most unwise to cut in ahead of Jerry and partially because there was not a piece of horseflesh in the Three B's which could outfoot his chestnut. }}
  • *{{quote-book, year=1919, author=Zane Grey, title=The Desert of Wheat, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Not a young man of his neighborhood nor any of his college-mates could outfoot him in a race. }}
  • *{{quote-book, year=1913, author=, title=The Valley of the Moon, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=And Hall, usually so merry, could outfoot them all when he once got started on the cosmic pathos of religion and the gibbering anthropomorphisms of those who loved not to die. }}
  • *{{quote-book, year=1911, author=G. Harvey Ralphson, title=Boy Scouts in the Philippines, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=CHAPTER XIII. OF THE WILD CAT PATROL, MANILA. The smoke from the steamer was now on the south end of the island, moving along toward the east with a speed which showed Ned that it would be impossible to outfoot the larger craft. }}
  • *{{quote-book, year=1907, author=Charles Edward Rich, title=A Voyage with Captain Dynamite, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=If the moon stays in for fifteen minutes we shall be out of range of her guns and we can outfoot her in a stern chase." }}
  • *{{quote-book, year=1902, author=Robert W. Chambers, title=The Maid-At-Arms, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=If the Varicks and the Butlers set the pace, I promise you to keep the quarry, Mistress Folly, in view--perhaps outfoot you all to Bedlam!... }}
  • *{{quote-book, year=1899, author=Kirk Munroe, title="Forward, March", chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=How I wish, though, that the Nun'' had got here in time to take part in that fight, for she can outfoot the old ''Corsair''--''Gloucester , I mean--almost two to one. }}

    Synonyms

    * outpace * outrun