Highly unconventional; eccentric or bizarre: “outré and affected stage antics” (Michael Heaton).
Origin of outreFrench, from Old French, defeated, past participle of outrer, to pass someone, from outre, beyond, from Latin ultrā; see al-1 in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more outrÃ©, superlative most outrÃ©)
- Very unconventional.
OriginSee also: outre
French outrÃ©, form of outrer (â€œto go to excessâ€); see also outre (â€œbeyondâ€).