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outrageous

out·ra·geous

outrageous

 
 
pronunciation:
aUt reI js
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: extremely wrong or harmful.
Kicking that poor dog was an outrageous thing to do.It was outrageous for the teacher to embarrass her in front of the whole class.
synonyms:
atrocious, brutal, monstrous
similar words:
abominable, cruel, foul
definition 2: shocking in behavior, appearance, or speech.
Some rock stars are known for their outrageous clothes and behavior.
synonyms:
extreme
similar words:
extraordinary
derivations: outrageously (adv.), outrageousness (n.)
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