Usage examples for outrageous

  1. She would have considered it quite as absurd to accuse the poor wretch before her as she had thought it outrageous that she herself should be suspected. – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  2. Moyne leaned over to me and expressed a hope that Malcolmson was not going to commit us to anything outrageous. – The Red Hand of Ulster by George A. Birmingham
  3. There was evident surprise on every face, and a good deal of decided shaking of heads, as if such demands were outrageous. – The Madman and the Pirate by R.M. Ballantyne
  4. He accused me of the most outrageous things, until I could bear it no longer, and rose to leave him. – The Childerbridge Mystery by Guy Boothby
  5. The accusation was too outrageous to be received with anything save indignant silence. – A Houseful of Girls by Sarah Tytler
  6. I never heard of anything so outrageous. – A Sweet Girl Graduate by Mrs. L.T. Meade
  7. " She was down here behavin' outrageous the other day," said he. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  8. " This is outrageous-" began Cyril, but Campbell cut him short. – Who? by Elizabeth Kent
  9. His savage, untamed mind had dwelt so steadily upon the outrageous attack, that it finally brought an emotion so powerful as to be almost tangible: Hate, and for a companion, Revenge. – Warrior of the Dawn by Howard Carleton Browne
  10. It was an outrageous breach of etiquette. – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai
  11. She, in an outbreak which the citizens made before the new power was well settled, was abused in such a barbarous and outrageous manner, that for shame she put an end to her own life. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  12. I know it sounds outrageous, but it's a fact. – The Ranch at the Wolverine by B. M. Bower
  13. He's magnificent in all other ways except for this one obsession, she knew Mrs. Herrick simply would have cried, Impossible, outrageous! – The Coast of Chance by Esther Chamberlain Lucia Chamberlain
  14. But such a course is outrageous. – The Long Chance by Peter B. Kyne
  15. I write in town, and in the most outrageous hurry, having nothing to do, but having, according to custom, omitted writing till the moment of closing the mail. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  16. Will any one dare to give evidence in favor of such an outrageous criminal? – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  17. It is not a contradiction, but an enormous and outrageous consistency, the one principle of free thought carried to a point to which no other sane man would consent to carry it. – George Bernard Shaw by Gilbert K. Chesterton
  18. It is terrible, and seems so outrageous! – Jeff Benson, or the Young Coastguardsman by R.M. Ballantyne
  19. The conductor said the most outrageous things, and Georgie pretended to be very indignant, too, and gave him the tickets under protest. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  20. She had seen him walking down Fifth Avenue with his hat at quite an outrageous angle, and she had ordered the motor to stop, and had beckoned him to her. – The Happiest Time of Their Lives by Alice Duer Miller