outré

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French outré, form of outrer (to go to excess); see also outre (beyond).

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outré (comparative more outré, superlative most outré)

  1. Very unconventional.
    • 1992, David Littlejohn, The Ultimate Art: Essays Around and About Opera, Chapter 16: The Twentieth Century Takes on Shakespeare, page 261,
      To begin with, King Lear is the most unconventional, the most nearly hysterical, the most outré and outrageous play Shakespeare ever wrote.

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outré m (feminine outrée, masculine plural outrés, feminine plural outrées)

  1. excessive
  2. outrageous

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outré m (feminine outrée, masculine plural outrés, feminine plural outrées)

  1. past participle of outrer

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