Meaning of outrageous


Pronunciation: (out-rā'jus), [key]
— adj.
  1. of the nature of or involving gross injury or wrong: an outrageous slander.
  2. grossly offensive to the sense of right or decency: outrageous behavior; an outrageous remark.
  3. passing reasonable bounds; intolerable or shocking: an outrageous price.
  4. violent in action or temper.
  5. highly unusual or unconventional; extravagant; remarkable: a child of the most outrageous precocity; a fancy dive performed with outrageous ease.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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