outre

Outre things are eccentric or shockingly strange. Your outre outfit might be fine to wear to a Halloween party but less appropriate for a job interview.

The adjective outre is often spelled with its French accent: outré. In French, this word means "exaggerated, excessive, or extreme," and is a past participle of the verb outrer, "to carry to excess or overdo," from outre, "beyond." If something is beyond what's considered normal or ordinary, it's outre: "His one-man play was so bizarrely outre that the audience didn't know how to respond."

Definitions of outre
  1. adjective
    conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
    outre and affected stage antics”
    synonyms: bizarre, eccentric, flakey, flaky, freakish, freaky, gonzo, off-the-wall, outlandish
    unconventional
    not conventional or conformist
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