from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Slang Extremely unconventional: "all kinds of far-out and unique inventions” ( Peter Nissenson).
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- adj. Very unusual, eccentric or unconventional
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. strikingly unconventional.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. informal terms; strikingly unconventional
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Usually I have pretty far-out stupidly extravagant dreams that don't bother me, and I think how awesome it was for my unconscious brain to come up with that.
This is the paultard wing that has all the overlap with far-out leftist nuts Paul caters too.
I tend to be impatient with magic realism, but this sounds far-out enough to allow me to suspend disbelief effectively.
Or are you a fan of CSI's more far-out cases like those plushies and furries from season four?
I'm sure the wingnuts have a full barrage lined up and ready to fire -- Joe Scarborough was citing her "far-out" rulings this morning -- but that's what they've been gearing up for since before Souter announced his retirement: they were going to be against anyone President Obama nominated just as an autonomic response.
She explores her far-out ideas through a series of ordinary as well as extraordinary gestures, resulting in amazingly inventive artworks.
My most recent "far-out" flash arrived midway through a week-long affair at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre CA when I found myself enthralled by a lone ant dashing frantically about in pursuit of its colony's Missing Persons Bureau.
"There are a lot of people stuck in far-out suburbs who are not going to be able to sell their homes because they made bad bets on the housing boom," said Jack McCabe , a housing analyst with McCabe Research & Consulting in Deerfield Beach, Fla.
And with Metro slated to reach capacity in the coming years, and no longer in the business of building rail lines, other systems are necessary--both for getting around the urban core and for expanding transit into far-out suburbs.
He does seem racist but the people protesting in the streets do not seem to be as “far-out” as Mark Williams does.
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