one-up (someone)

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one-up (someone)

To make a point of outdoing, outperforming, outclassing, etc., someone. I hate telling stories around Jack because he always tries to one-up you with some fabulous anecdote of his own.
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Dear Annie: I am writing in response to the letter from "One-Upped," whose friend tends to one-up her stories.