outrageously outrageously  /ˌaʊ ˈtreɪ dʒəs li/

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) in a very offensive manner
  2. (adv) to an extravagant or immoderate degree

Usage(s):

  1. In 1946 the statuette went to an outrageously obscure Swiss film, Marie-Louise, supposedly because of Machiavellian studio politics.
  2. Yang parallels this heartfelt and funny story with an illustrated Chinese folktale and a sitcom parody about an outrageously racist Chinese character going to high school.

News

  1. Teen Rapper Jailed for Facebooking Boston Bombing Lyrics Released

    Cameron D’Ambrosio is the Massachusetts teenager and amateur rapper who was rather outrageously charged with terroristic threats last month after referencing the Boston Marathon Bombing in lyrics he’d posted on Facebook. On Wednesday, a Grand Jury declined to indict D’Ambrosio; yesterday, the high-school senior was finally released to his family on his own personal recognizance. This was after ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Gawker

  2. Misleadingly Labeled "Internet Tax" Bill Will Have Horrific Consequences For Investors, Public and Business, Warns ...

    The so-called Internet Tax Bill is "outrageously unfair and un-American," and could increase costs for investors, be devastating for small businesses and force the public to pay retroactive taxes on purchases they made years ago, according to Mike Fuljenz, President of Universal Coin & Bullion. (PRWeb June 06, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10810293.htm
    on June 7, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. KC-based actor Dana Joel Nicholson has a new mission

    Nicholson, 32, was tapped by the producers of “The Book of Mormon” to be the standby for the lead role of Elder Cunningham in the national tour currently playing Toronto. The show is an outrageously irreverent musical comedy that depicts well-meaning Mormon missionaries trying to convert villagers in Uganda in wildly unorthodox ways.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Kansas City Star

Quotes

  1. Williams said she hasn't figured out why she played "so horrendous, outrageously absurd" in a straight-set loss to Henin in Paris.
    on Jun 24, 2007 By: Serena Williams Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I have been outrageously verballed by the Australian Labor Party," Mr Abbott told AAP on Friday. "The footage that they released to Lateline last night was a cut-and-paste job which completely distorts what I said."
    on Nov 15, 2007 By: Tony Abbott Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "Passage of this measure gives small businesses and their customers a real chance in the fight against the outrageously high swipe fees," Durbin, an Illinois Democrat, said in a statement after the vote.
    on May 14, 2010 By: Dick Durbin Source: BusinessWeek

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