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ou·tré

 (o͞o-trā′)
adj.
Highly unconventional; eccentric or bizarre: "outré and affected stage antics" (Michael Heaton).

[French, from Old French, defeated, past participle of outrer, to pass someone, from outre, beyond, from Latin ultrā; see al- in Indo-European roots.]

outré

(ˈuːtreɪ)
adj
deviating from what is usual or proper
[C18: from French past participle of outrer to pass beyond]

ou•tré

(uˈtreɪ)

adj.
passing the bounds of what is usual or considered proper; unconventional; bizarre.
[1715–25; < French]

outré

A French word meaning having gone beyond, used to describe something that has exceeded what is customary or proper.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.outré - conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusualoutre - conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual; "restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit"; "famed for his eccentric spelling"; "a freakish combination of styles"; "his off-the-wall antics"; "the outlandish clothes of teenagers"; "outre and affected stage antics"
unconventional - not conventional or conformist; "unconventional life styles"

outré

adjective eccentric, odd, strange, out there (slang), bizarre, fantastic, weird, way-out (informal), peculiar, queer (informal), extravagant, rum (Brit. slang), quirky, singular, grotesque, unconventional, idiosyncratic, kinky (informal), off-the-wall (slang), outlandish, whimsical, left-field (informal), freakish, freaky (slang), wacko (slang) outré outfits designed by art students
Translations

outré

[ˈuːtreɪ] ADJextravagante, estrafalarío

outré

References in classic literature ?
True method appertains to the ordinary and the obvious alone, and cannot be applied to the outre. What definite idea can a body attach to such expressions as "methodical Jack o' Dandy," or "a systematical Will o' the Wisp"?
The more outre and grotesque an incident is the more carefully it deserves to be examined, and the very point which appears to complicate a case is, when duly considered and scientifically handled, the one which is most likely to elucidate it.
Sampson turned it down: their customers did not want anything outre, it was a very respectable class of business, and when you had a connection of that sort it wasn't worth while taking liberties with it.
This murder would have been infinitely more difficult to unravel had the body of the victim been simply found lying in the roadway without any of those outre and sensational accompaniments which have rendered it remarkable.
When I looked back on the long chain of curious circumstances, many of them trivial in themselves, but all tending in the same direction, I could not disguise from myself that even if Holmes's explanation were incorrect the true theory must be equally outre and startling.
"As I was saying," resumed the visiter - "as I was observing a little while ago, there are some very outre notions in that book of yours Monsieur Bon-Bon.
En outre, la direction generale de la surete nationale (DGSN) a recouru de plus en plus aux moyens modernes dans le controle, notamment la surveillance des frontieres.
Il a indique, en outre, qu'une telle decision peut avoir un effet negatif et pourrait meme menacer la stabilite et la securite du pays.
L'Assemblee generale ordinaire (AGO) de la Federation royale marocaine d'athletisme (FRMA), a adopte a l'unanimite, mercredi a Rabat au titre de la saison sportive 2012-2013, les rapports moral et financier, les rapports du commissaire aux comptes, outre le projet du budget.
The four main themes of the season for Fashion & Home decor collections are: Just, Marvel, Migration and Outre.Samir Motegheria, the country manager of Bahrain, said: "You will see a variety in colours ranging from hot pinks to yellow, warm browns, vivid turquoise and relaxing neutrals.