far-out

[ fahr-out ]
/ ˈfɑrˈaʊt /

adjective Slang.

unconventional; offbeat; avant-garde.
radical; extreme.
recondite or esoteric.

Nearby words

  1. far-fetched,
  2. far-flung,
  3. far-gone,
  4. far-infrared radiation,
  5. far-off,
  6. far-point,
  7. far-reaching,
  8. far-seeing,
  9. far-sighted,
  10. farabeuf's triangle

Origin of far-out

First recorded in 1950–55

Related formsfar-out·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for far-out

far-out

/ slang /

adjective (far out when postpositive)

bizarre or avant-garde
excellent; wonderful

interjection far out

an expression of amazement or delight
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