He is too classy for me.
Because the hiragana ends with an う sound, you know this word is a verb. The kanji itself means surpass so the verb vocab version is to surpass or to exceed.
Since this word consists of a kanji with hiragana attached, you can bet that it will use the kun'yomi reading. You didn't learn that reading with this kanji, so here's a mnemonic to help you: In order to surpass your rivals you will have to sue (す) them. You're bad at this sort of thing, so you have to cheat.