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outré

[oo-trey] /uˈtreɪ/
adjective
1.
passing the bounds of what is usual or considered proper; unconventional; bizarre.
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25; < French, past participle of outrer to push beyond bounds (see outrage)
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outré

/ˈuːtreɪ/
adjective
1.
deviating from what is usual or proper
Word Origin
C18: from French past participle of outrer to pass beyond
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outre

adj.

"exaggerated, extravagant, eccentric," 1722, from French outré "exaggerated, excessive, extreme," past participle of outrer "to carry to excess, overdo, overstrain, exaggerate," from outre "beyond" (see outrage).

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