- Unusual and typically rather shocking: the composer’s more outré harmoniesMore example sentences
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- 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.
French, literally 'exceeded', past participle of outrer (see outrage).