Outrageous - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |aʊtˈreɪdʒəs|  American pronunciation of the word outrageous
Brit.  |aʊtˈreɪdʒəs|  British pronunciation of the word outrageous

adjective

- grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror(syn: hideous, horrid, horrific)

subjected to outrageous cruelty

- greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation(syn: exorbitant, extortionate, steep, unconscionable, usurious)

spends an outrageous amount on entertainment

Examples

They will be punished for their outrageous behavior.

This is outrageous! I will not put up with such treatment.

She's known for her wild hairdos and outrageous costumes.

At first it seemed like an outrageous idea, but then we realized that it wasn't so crazy after all.

The article makes some outrageous claims about her personal life.

It's outrageous to permit such behaviour.

It's outrageous that such practices are allowed.

Pop stars often wear outrageous clothes.

It's outrageous that the poor should pay such high taxes.

He says the most outrageous things.

spends an outrageous amount on entertainment

...called for disciplinary actions in response to the outrageous behavior...

I'm not gullible enough to believe something that outrageous.

...there is not a scintilla of evidence for your outrageous claims...

...a tricksy provocateur who will make the most outrageous statements just to get a reaction...

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