Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Definitions for outré
- Unconventional; eccentric; bizarre.
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Citations for outré
This seven-year-old house of outré culture is the kind of place you can shop for a sculpture made out of working flamethrowers, videocassettes of underground movies, computer-generated art or a cute robot
The area is tamer than in its bohemian heyday, but the outré spirit survives.
Origin of outré
Outré comes from French, from the past participle of outer, "to exaggerate, to go beyond," from Latin ultra, "beyond."