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 outré, superlative most outré)
- Very unconventional.
OriginSee also: outre
French outré, form of outrer (“to go to excess”); see also outre (“beyond”).