Definition of outré
: violating convention or propriety : bizarre
Examples of outré in a sentence
His art is a bit too outré for most people to enjoy.
an actor known more for his outré offscreen antics than for his on-screen performances
Origin and Etymology of outré
French, from past participle of outrer to go beyond, carry to excess, from Old French ultrer, utrer, from ultre, outre beyond
First Known Use: 1722
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Definition of outré for English Language Learners
: very strange, unusual, or shocking
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