It’s not in Wells, Benson, Vikivortaro, nor Reta Vortaro.

Here's the link to the Merriam-Webster entry on it: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outre

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    Care to define what you mean by that and add some context, maybe an example sentence? An English equivalent might be helpful too. Commented Dec 14, 2020 at 0:02
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    A sentence is good because usually we translate ideas, meanings. The translation might even depend on usage (happy: gaja, feliĉa, senzorga,...). It's hard, or near impossible to translate outre without context, given your definition: "bizarre, bizarro, cranky, crazy, curious, eccentric, erratic, far-out, funky, funny, kinky, kooky (also kookie), odd, off-kilter, off-the-wall, offbeat, out-of-the-way, outlandish, peculiar, quaint, queer, queerish, quirky, remarkable, rum [chiefly British], screwy, spaced-out, strange, wacky (also whacky), way-out, weird, weirdo, wild" Commented Dec 16, 2020 at 23:47
  • All of the above. What I'm wanting is the 'missing entry' in Benson.
    – user1581
    Commented Dec 18, 2020 at 7:49
  • I'm not an English native speaker but I think that "aŭdaca" may be a suitable single word translation for "violating convention or propriety". As always, by the way, it depends on the context.
    – etuardu
    Commented Dec 24, 2020 at 19:48
  • You want "all of the above" translations? Search them words in a dictionary. Otherwise provide context.
    – vesperto
    Commented Dec 29, 2020 at 16:10

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To me, "outré " means "outlandish", which I translate as "bizara".

In this article in The Economist - https://tinyurl.com/yhu658mm - , "outré " appears in the same context as "wacky" (arlekeneca, literally: "clownish") and "daft" (ridinda).


Mi dirus «fia» sed ankaŭ uzus «fi-» por aliigi la signifon de la vorto laŭ via bezono. Ekzemple: His outré outburst was embarrassing to his wife. -> Lia fiekkrio estis embarasa por sia edzino. AŬ Lia fia ekkrio estis embarasa por sia edzino.


I would say «fia» but also would use «fi-» to modify the meaning of the word to your need. For example: His outré outburst was embarrassing to his wife. -> Lia fiekkrio estis embarasa por sia edzino. OR Lia fia ekkrio estis embarasa por sia edzino.


Mi foje aŭdis "skurila/e"

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    Bonvenon ĉe Esperanto Language Stack Exchange! Can you give more details where or from whom you've heard "skurila" / "skurile"? Might it be a term used only by an individual or a small group, or have you observed more widespread usage? Does it occur in any dictionaries? (I've found it in neither PIV nor ReVo yet.)
    – das-g
    Commented Apr 17, 2021 at 21:23
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    Eble estas germanismo. Verdire, mi neniam aúdis la vorton "outré" en la angla, kaj ne certas pri ties signifo
    – Zirp
    Commented Apr 18, 2021 at 3:02

Mi dirus : oza, ozita, ozeca. -ozo estas neoficiala sed neforigebla sufikso kiu signifas "malagrable, provokante aŭ simple supermezure rimarkinda pro sia konsisteco, aŭ enhavo en tio". Oficiale la sufikso signas suferon aŭ malbonestadon pro malsana aŭ malfunkcia korpoparto, sed facile povas tia senco estiĝi figura. Tro rimarkinda hepato, videble blovita do ne tre sana hepato, rezultas en hepatozon.

Outré, kune kun osé, tradukas tiun realecon en la francan. Romanoza rakonto estas rakonto decide tro romaneska por la temo.

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