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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

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And over al this, to sleen me outrely Love hath his firy dart so brennyngly Ystiked thurgh my trewe, careful herte That shapen was my deeth erst than nay sherte.
The only honorable way out that he can imagine at this point is death, and he considers suicide: "He was so fallen in despeir that day, / That outrely he shop hym for to deye" (IV:954-55).