Definition of outré in English:
Unusual and startling: in 1975 the suggestion was considered outré—today it is orthodox
More example sentences
- In this particular phase of Western literature, one of autobiography, perhaps a novelist of ideas, and rather outré ones at that, is simply unpalatable.
- Here, they have made a path that winds, through the jungle, past some rather outré sculptures.
- While you are not asserting this as existing fact, you are clearly offering a rather outré science-fiction work as a serious social prediction.
weird, queer, outlandish, far out, freakish, quirky, zany, eccentric, off-center, unconventional, unorthodox, funny, bizarre, fantastic, unusual, singular, extraordinary, strange, unfamiliar, peculiar, odd, out of the way
French, literally 'exceeded', past participle of outrer (see outrage).
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