Word of the Day – Outré

By March 4, 2017 Word of the Day

Outré (adj)

oo-tray

Unusual and typically rather shocking.

From the French early 18th century, past participle of outrer to push beyond bounds;  passing the bounds of what is usual or considered proper; unconventional; bizarre.

Example sentences

“In those days, having a beard was considered outré.”

“In those days, having a beard was considered outré.”

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