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Origin of far-out
OTHER WORDS FROM far-outfar-outness, noun
Words nearby far-out
Example sentences from the Web for far-out
In any case, it accommodated Pigpen very nicely; he was indeed one far-out gentleman, no doubt about it, none at all.
From impeachment logic to immigration geography, yet another week in far-out theories from our fearless leaders.Fringe Factor: Latin Americans Bring Violence to the U.S.|Caitlin Dickson|August 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Yet another week in far-out theories from our fearless leaders.Fringe Factor: Gay Love Is Just Like What Ariel Castro Had With His Victims|Caitlin Dickson|August 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Achatz revamped his restaurant Alinea with a far-out, multi-course menu and futuristic liquid-nitrogen dishes.
What was now far-out prairie property would soon, in the course of a few years, be well built-up suburban residence territory.Jennie Gerhardt|Theodore Dreiser
And that was a perfect setup for the marauders from the far-out rim.The Cosmic Computer|Henry Beam Piper
His father was a voortrekker, and the great Sarel was a far-out cousin.The African Colony|John Buchan
Far-out cousin here or far-out cousin there, he has no kin closer than yourself between the two stones of the parish.Gilian The Dreamer|Neil Munro
Like a mother she hovered over us and you could see her heart was bursting with love for us far-out sons of empire."Over There" with the Australians|R. Hugh Knyvett
British Dictionary definitions for far-out
adjective (far out when postpositive)
interjection far out
Idioms and Phrases with far-out
Unusual or eccentric; very advanced. for example, Painting blindfolded, that's far out, or Her child-rearing theories are far out.
An interjection meaning “great” or “cool,” as in All he could say when he won the lottery was “Far out!” Originally a slang term for daringly creative jazz, this expression has been applied to other art forms and undertakings. [Colloquial; mid-1900s]