Definition of outrageous
- the outrageous weather we have been afflicted with
- —New Yorker
- outrageous prices
- outrageous costumes
- an outrageous tale
They will be punished for their outrageous behavior.
This is outrageous! I will not put up with such treatment.
She's known for her wild hairdos and outrageous costumes.
At first it seemed like an outrageous idea, but then we realized that it wasn't so crazy after all.
The article makes some outrageous claims about her personal life.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'outrageous.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
: very bad or wrong in a way that causes anger : too bad to be accepted or allowed
: very strange or unusual : surprising or shocking
What made you want to look up outrageous? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
Confusing Words—A Quiz