Synonyms of outrageous in English:



  • 1 the outrageous burden of taxation
    shocking, disgraceful, scandalous, atrocious, appalling, abhorrent, monstrous, heinous; evil, wicked, abominable, terrible, horrible, horrid, horrendous, dreadful, hideous, foul, nauseating, sickening, vile, villainous, nasty, ghastly, odious, loathsome, shameful, infamous, nefarious, iniquitous, unspeakable, intolerable, insufferable, insupportable, unendurable, unbearable; impossible, exasperating, offensive, maddening, distressing; immoderate, exorbitant, unreasonable
    British informal over the top, OTT, steep, beastly
    [Antonyms] acceptable mild moderate
  • 2 we can all sneer at people who are caught out by outrageous offers
    far-fetched, unlikely, highly unlikely, doubtful, dubious, questionable, implausible, unconvincing, unbelievable, incredible, ridiculous, preposterous, extravagant, elaborate, high-flown, overdramatic, overdone, sensationalized, excessive, overstated, inflated, highly coloured
    [Antonyms] realistic credible
  • 3 pop stars wearing outrageous clothes
    eye-catching, startling, striking, flamboyant, showy, flashy, gaudy, ostentatious, dazzling; saucy, shameless, brazen, brash, unspeakable, adventurous, bold, daring, audacious, swashbuckling, defiant, daredevil, shocking
    [Antonyms] inconspicuous
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