- eccentric; bizarre
Origin of outréFr, past participle of outrer, to go too far, overdo from Old French outre: see outrage
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 (“to go to excess"); see also outre (“beyond").