: unconventional
out-there styles

Examples of out-there in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some people saw in its loud colors and embrace of an out-there fashion sense a hidden Easter egg to Swift's new beau. Stephanie McNeal, Glamour, 14 Nov. 2023 Matthew Lillard as Shaggy Rogers Determined to get the gang back together was the goofy, out-there best pal to Scooby, Shaggy Rogers, who was portrayed by Matthew Lillard. Stephanie Sengwe, Peoplemag, 12 Oct. 2023 But the unicorn era—and all the inflated valuations, impossible targets and out-there projections—would soon come crashing to a halt as the Federal Reserve started furiously fighting inflation. Anne Sraders, Fortune, 5 Sep. 2023 Anderson doubles down on the quirkiness but the movie interestingly studies grief and artistic intent, and Hanks (as a wise grandpa) nicely grounds the out-there idiosyncrasy. Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, 1 Sep. 2023 There’s a few other interesting, more out-there points. Ej Dickson, Rolling Stone, 31 Aug. 2023 The vehicle’s out-there design does raise some questions, though. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 17 July 2023 The threat is that his out-there beliefs and cuckoo theories and refusal to denounce expressions of support from right-wing extremists up to and including Alex Jones (in his recent interview with David Remnick) lend support to the Trumpian view of the world. Michael Tomasky, The New Republic, 17 July 2023 Another less-common, but out-there theory: The restaurant is Craft. Korin Miller, Women's Health, 17 July 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1991, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of out-there was in 1991

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“Out-there.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out-there. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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: unconventional
out-there styles
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