Definition of 'outrageous'
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You regard him as a menace and think his behaviour outrageous? Times, Sunday Times (2016)By then he had written blogs outlining outrageous claims against VIPs. The Sun (2016)You learn to hide things, then they find an outlet in outrageous behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A source said: 'It is outrageous the chiefs get away with it as those lower down the ranks take the rap. The Sun (2016)Weak arguments use cheap stunts and outrageous claims. Christianity Today (2000)The question is whether people will stump up that outrageous asking price. The Sun (2007)This is outrageous behaviour from an industry that is supposed to have cleaned up its act. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The only solution really is to bound onto the stage and do something outrageous. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He condemned the claims as outrageous and untrue. The Sun (2008)They should prioritise policing the more outrageous behaviour. The Sun (2014)The book recommends wearing something outrageous that the woman is likely to comment on. The Sun (2012)It is totally outrageous and unacceptable. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Their demands are outrageous and ludicrous. The Sun (2016)The claim is an outrageous lie. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They are quite outrageous charges, particularly for those who were there working as journalists. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She wasn't the class rebel or particularly outrageous. The Sun (2014)Write to him at once saying that you do not accept his outrageous offer and demand that he has the house independently valued. The Sun (2015)THE cost of locking up our young criminals is totally outrageous and unacceptable. The Sun (2011)While some councils may well be less than efficient, the concept of charging for specific services is neither new nor outrageous. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He said: 'It was outrageous. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'outrageous'
British English: outrageous /aʊtˈreɪdʒəs/ ADJECTIVE
If you describe something as outrageous, you are emphasizing that it is unacceptable or very shocking.
...his outrageous drunken behaviour.
- American English: outrageous
- Arabic: شَنِيعٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: ultrajante
- Chinese: 蛮横的
- Croatian: skandalozan
- Czech: neslýchaný
- Danish: oprørende
- Dutch: buitensporig
- European Spanish: escandaloso
- Finnish: järkyttävä
- French: effarant
- German: empörend
- Greek: σκανδαλώδης
- Italian: atroce
- Japanese: とんでもない
- Korean: 무례한
- Norwegian: opprørende
- Polish: oburzający
- European Portuguese: ultrajante
- Romanian: scandalos
- Russian: возмутительный
- Spanish: escandaloso
- Swedish: skandalös
- Thai: ผิดปรกติและน่าตกใจ
- Turkish: dehşet verici
- Ukrainian: обурливий
- Vietnamese: hung bạo
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