noun ou·trance \ü‧ˈträⁿs\

Definition of outrance



  1. :  the last extremity —used with at or to — compare à outrance

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Origin and Etymology of outrance

Middle English outraunce, from Middle French outrance, from outrer to pass beyond, overcome, surpass, carry to excess (from outre beyond) + -ance — more at outrage

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a trip made at another's expense

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