Upstage in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Upstage

to divert attention away from someone else to oneself in an effort to overshadow or outshine them

Examples of Upstage in a sentence

A showoff at heart, the star quarterback is always trying to upstage and outshine his own teammates.  🔊

The understudy tried to upstage the leading lady in hopes that showing off her vocals would earn her the main spot.  🔊

Because she was jealous that her little sister was getting married before her, Ginger tried to upstage the bride by wearing a big white gown.  🔊

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