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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