But the most egregious windfall was the $400 million gain racked up by Third Point Capital.
The bad-boy tennis star, now 60, lets us know that most of the stories of his egregious behavior are true.
On Meet the Press, the bank's CEO admitted his company's “egregious” mistake and expressed his desire to clear up any wrongdoing.
1530s, "distinguished, eminent, excellent," from Latin egregius "distinguished, excellent, extraordinary," from the phrase ex grege "rising above the flock," from ex "out of" (see ex-) + grege, ablative of grex "herd, flock" (see gregarious).
Disapproving sense, now predominant, arose late 16c., originally ironic and is not in the Latin word, which etymologically means simply "exceptional." Related: Egregiously; egregiousness.