from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Grossly offensive to decency or morality.
- adj. Being well beyond the bounds of good taste: outrageous epithets.
- adj. Having no regard for morality.
- adj. Violent or unrestrained in temperament or behavior.
- adj. Extremely unusual or unconventional; extraordinary: loved to dress in outrageous clothing; found some outrageous bargains.
- adj. Being beyond all reason; extravagant or immoderate: spends an outrageous amount on entertainment.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of the nature of an outrage; exceeding the limits of right, reason, or decency; such as to cause outrage; involving or doing an outrage; furious; violent; atrocious.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Extravagant; extraordinary; unusual.
- Immoderate; excessive; unrestrained; violent; furious.
- Atrocious; flagrantly contrary to or regardless of authority, law, order, morality, or decency.
- Synonyms Exorbitant, extravagant.
- Wicked. Heinous, etc. (see atrocious), mad, frantic, villainous.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
- adj. grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror
From Anglo-Norman outrageus, Middle French outrageus, from outrage; compare outrage. (Wiktionary)