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The actors are in control, getting outrageous amounts of money. The reason they're getting this kind of money is because the studios don't know what else to do. They don't have a clue about what to do except to pay an actor a lot of money.
Peter Bogdanovich

Meaning of "outrageous" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OUTRAGEOUS

outrageous  [aʊtˈreɪdʒəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OUTRAGEOUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Outrageous is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES OUTRAGEOUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of outrageous in the English dictionary

The first definition of outrageous in the dictionary is being or having the nature of an outrage. Other definition of outrageous is grossly offensive to decency, authority, etc. Outrageous is also violent or unrestrained in behaviour or temperament.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OUTRAGEOUS


advantageous
ˌædvənˈteɪdʒəs
ambagious
æmˈbeɪdʒəs
circumambagious
ˌsɜːkəmæmˈbeɪdʒəs
contagious
kənˈteɪdʒəs
courageous
kəˈreɪdʒəs
disadvantageous
dɪsˌædvənˈteɪdʒəs
interreligious
ˌɪntərɪˈlɪdʒəs
irreligious
ˌɪrɪˈlɪdʒəs
litigious
lɪˈtɪdʒəs
noncontagious
ˌnɒnkənˈteɪdʒəs
nonreligious
ˌnɒnrɪˈlɪdʒəs
oragious
ɒˈreɪdʒəs
prestigious
prɛˈstɪdʒəs
prodigious
prəˈdɪdʒəs
rampageous
ræmˈpeɪdʒəs
religious
rɪˈlɪdʒəs
sacrilegious
ˌsækrɪˈlɪdʒəs
umbrageous
ʌmˈbreɪdʒəs
uncourageous
ˌʌnkəˈreɪdʒəs
unreligious
ˌʌnrɪˈlɪdʒəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OUTRAGEOUS

outrace
outrage
outraged
outrageously
outrageousness
outraise
Outram
outran
outrance
outrange
outrank
outrate
outrave
outreach
outreach program
outreach programme
outreach work
outreach worker
outread
outreason

WORDS THAT END LIKE OUTRAGEOUS

aqueous
courteous
cutaneous
demiurgeous
epigeous
erroneous
gaseous
gorgeous
heterogeneous
hideous
homogeneous
hugeous
hypogeous
instantaneous
miscellaneous
righteous
simultaneous
spongeous
spontaneous
subcutaneous

Synonyms and antonyms of outrageous in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «OUTRAGEOUS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «outrageous» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of outrageous

Translation of «outrageous» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OUTRAGEOUS

Find out the translation of outrageous to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of outrageous from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «outrageous» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

蛮横的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

escandaloso
570 millions of speakers

English

outrageous
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अपमानजनक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شَنِيعٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

возмутительный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ultrajante
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভয়ানক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

effarant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Keterlaluan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

empörend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

とんでもない
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

무례한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngguyu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hung bạo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மூர்க்கத்தனமான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अपमानकारक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

rezil
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

atroce
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

oburzający
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

обурливий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

scandalos
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σκανδαλώδης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verregaande
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skandalös
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

opprørende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of outrageous

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OUTRAGEOUS»

The term «outrageous» is very widely used and occupies the 9.799 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OUTRAGEOUS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about outrageous

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10 QUOTES WITH «OUTRAGEOUS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word outrageous.
1
Joan Allen
I was a very good girl for a long time, that's what really drew me to acting. The stage was the perfect place to be outrageous, to be sad, to be angry, to be all these different things.
2
Joan Allen
Acting gave me the opportunity to do outrageous things. It allowed me to be sad, happy, angry and lustful, even if it was just vicariously.
3
Hank Azaria
You can't be funny for funny's sake. You try to get as outrageous situation as you can but it always has to be believable and based in real character motivations and what people would really do.
4
Jane Badler
I think my personality leaks thru in all my roles. There are probably lots of parts of my personality that I don't express for fear of looking a bit odd, but in acting, I have license to be free from what anyone thinks. I can be outrageous, a vamp, naughty, spoiled, bigger than life. All the things that are really part of me but I don't show.
5
Tom Baker
I have never described the time I was in Doctor Who as anything except a kind of ecstatic success, but all the rest has been rather a muddle and a disappointment. Compared to Doctor Who, it has been an outrageous failure really - it's so boring.
6
Ralph Bakshi
I'm having the same problems today that I had when I first started, saying that outrageous adult animation works.
7
Antony Beevor
I think it's outrageous if a historian has a 'leading thought' because it means they will select their material according to their thesis.
8
Amy J. Berg
I just think it's so outrageous that fifteen years is the kind of minimum amount of time that any wrongfully convicted person spends in prison.
9
Roy Blount, Jr.
English is an outrageous tangle of those derivations and other multifarious linguistic influences, from Yiddish to Shoshone, which has grown up around a gnarly core of chewy, clangorous yawps derived from ancestors who painted themselves blue to frighten their enemies.
10
Peter Bogdanovich
The actors are in control, getting outrageous amounts of money. The reason they're getting this kind of money is because the studios don't know what else to do. They don't have a clue about what to do except to pay an actor a lot of money.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OUTRAGEOUS»

Discover the use of outrageous in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to outrageous and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Outrageous!
Full of his shoot-from-the-lip opinions and outlandish exploits, this book, like the man himself, can only be described as outrageous. 8 pages of photographs.
Charles Barkley, Roy S. Johnson, 1993
2
Black Holes and Time Warps: Einstein's Outrageous Legacy
Examines such phenomena as black holes, wormholes, singularities, gravitational waves, and time machines, exploring the fundamental principles that control the universe.
Kip S. Thorne, 1994
3
Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions
A bestselling first collection of humorous and insightful essays by a luminary of the women’s liberation movement These essays from Gloria Steinem’s first three decades of work offer a portrait of a woman who was not only one of the ...
Gloria Steinem, 2012
4
Outrageous Advertising That's Outrageously Successful
This is not a book about theory or generic branding. This is simply about creating OUTRAGEOUS results with OUTRAGEOUS ADVERTISING THAT'S OUTRAGEOUSLY EFFECTIVE. It's easy if you know how!
Bill Glazer, 2009
5
Outrageous!: Unforgettable Service--guilt-free Selling
In this book, a wildly popular speaker on the subject uncovers the secrets to delivering "outrageous" customer service.
T. Scott Gross, 1998
6
Outrageous Japanese: Slang, Curses & Epithets
Fun and instructive, this book is perfect for those looking to taste the flavor of informal Japanese, and those who want to shock or surprise a Japanese friend or enemy with a pithy phrase.
Jack Seward, 1992
7
Outrageous Courage: What God Can Do with Raw Obedience and ...
"Every story in this book is true and unembellished," says Kris. "We hope and pray that Tracy will have the kind of impact on you that she has had on all of us. Put on your seatbelt and let the journey begin!
Kris Vallotton, Jason Vallotton, 2013
8
Outrageous conduct: art, ego, and the Twilight zone case
An account of what happened--and why--in the wake of the fatal helicopter accident on the set of the "Twilight Zone" movie
Stephen Farber, Marc Green, 1988
9
Outrageous Practices: How Gender Bias Threatens Women's Health
The book examines how gender discrimination manifests itself in hospitals, physicians's and psychiatrists's offices, medical schools, research labs, government health-related agencies, and biomedical and pharmaceutical industries.
Leslie Laurence, 1997
10
Outrageous Fortune: The West Family Album
This is the ultimate handbook to New Zealands favourite television family, the Wests, and their associates.This outrageous family album introduces all the characters from the legendary TV drama Outrageous Fortune, with their tips for a ...
Rachel Lang, Rachel Lang, James Griffin, Tim Balme, James Thomas Griffin, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OUTRAGEOUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term outrageous is used in the context of the following news items.
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S.C. State on right track after 'outrageous' spending, Evans says
“Our spending has just been outrageous,” Evans explained. In June 2016, SACS will determine if S.C. State's accreditation is revoked or ... «The Times and Democrat, Jul 15»
2
Waterford has found a new John Mullane after this outrageous
De La Salle's newest prodigy had a decent night during the week as the Deise men romped through their U16 championship clash against ... «SportsJOE, Jul 15»
3
Meyer: An outrageous human services case in Jefferson County
"It is truly outrageous," said Julie Reiskin, director of the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition. "I call this torture." County officials have assumed ... «The Denver Post, Jul 15»
4
Watch Donald Trump's Most Outrageous Moments
Watch his most controversial and outrageous statements in the video above. See Donald Trump Hanging Out With Unlikely Celebrities. Donald ... «TIME, Jul 15»
5
Jem producers want to see if you're outrageous, truly, truly, etc.
The producers of the upcoming Jem And The Holograms movie have put out an open casting call for musicians, actors, and dancers to join ... «A.V. Club DC, Jul 15»
6
Then and now: The outrageous rise in college tuition costs as …
July 24, 1980: On this forgotten day, a writer for the Houston Chronicle reflected with dismay that $6,000 was a lot for yearly college tuition ... «Chron.com, Jul 15»
7
Public Urination, Marriage Proposals And Other Outrageous Plans …
Kenyans have done much to prepare for President Obama's visit, from planting grass to painting murals bearing his likeness. The trip has been ... «ThinkProgress, Jul 15»
8
Children of world's most wanted man flaunt outrageous wealth on …
But these outrageous images are actually taken from the Twitter accounts of the children of infamous drugs lord, Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman. «Metro, Jul 15»
9
Injured Aston Villa midfielder Gary Gardner slams "outrageous" tackle
"I received an outrageous tackle in the game against Swindon on Tuesday, it was the worst tackle I have ever been on the end of!" Gardner ... «Sports Mole, Jul 15»
10
Outrageous quotes by Donald Trump
Outrageous quotes by Donald Trump 12:22 PM EDT ... Outrageous quotes by Donald Trump ... Outrageous quotes by Donald Trump. «Fortune, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Outrageous [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/outrageous>. Aug 2021 ».
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