Origin of outrageous
Examples from the Web for outrageous
None of this, however, is what makes Confessions so outrageous.
As noted by Judge Martha Craig Daughtrey in dissent, this is an outrageous position.
They also passed an outrageous Farm Bill that subsidizes rich farmers and keeps domestic prices artificially high.Assuming GOP Does Take the Senate, Dems Have Nothing to Fear|Veronique de Rugy|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In their incongruity and outrageous character, they were more and more effective.
They got smaller and smaller; and the costumes became more and more incongruous and outrageous.
The trial was conducted with an outrageous disregard of the forms of justice.Theodoric the Goth|Thomas Hodgkin
This thing of the doctors of all the companies combining to keep a record against a man is outrageous.Facts And Fictions Of Life|Helen H. Gardener
Well, it was very unpardonable,—outrageous, the scandalized neighbors were beginning already to say in their rooms.A Summer in Leslie Goldthwaite's Life.|Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
After all, he was the only clergyman in the crowd; he ought to have thought of that, instead of this outrageous mock-bishop.Four-Day Planet|Henry Beam Piper
Many of them are outrageous with Fox upon the idea of his coalition.Memoirs of the Courts and Cabinets of George the Third|The Duke of Buckingham and Chandos
British Dictionary definitions for outrageous
Word Origin and History for outrageous
c.1300, "excessive, extravagant," from Old French outrageus, outrajos "immoderate, excessive, violent, lawless" (Modern French outrageux), from outrage, oltrage (see outrage). Meaning "flagrantly evil" is late 14c.; modern teen slang usages of it unwittingly approach the original and etymological sense of outrage. Related: Outrageously; outrageousness.