1 (shocking, intolerable) [+conduct, decision, accusation] escandaloso
he puts up with outrageous behaviour that he wouldn't tolerate in anyone else It's an absolutely outrageous decision and I shall be lodging an appeal he made these outrageous accusations against me he made some outrageous remarks, sometimes distinctly fascist [+price, demands] exorbitante; escandaloso
there is no way the government will give in to such outrageous demands they are making outrageous demands for increased wages tourists are charged outrageous prices for these trips [+act, crime] atroz; monstruoso
He has no idea what outrageous acts Ellen will commit if I thwart her the outrageous crimes perpetrated by this dictatorship
it's outrageous! I won't stand for it ¡qué barbaridad! or ¡es escandaloso! no lo pienso consentir
"This is outrageous!" he said, barely holding his temper "I won't stand for it" it's outrageous that...
it is outrageous that taxpayers will have to foot the bill es escandaloso que sean los contribuyentes los que tengan que pagar
2 (extravagant) [+clothes, fashion] extravagante; estrafalario; [+idea, story] estrambótico
she has an outrageous sense of humour su sentido del humor es de escándalo; he's outrageous! ¡es increíble or imposible!
He was a bit of an outrageous character, but I trusted him I also find I can be quite outrageous and get away with it he loved to stroll down the King's Road looking at the outrageous clothes in shop windows HIGH HEELS: Almodovar's outrageous story of a newsreader obsessed with her mother It's like when the newspapers publish some outrageous story # you spend the whole time justifying yourself because of some story that's totally untrue In 1254 an obscure wandering monk, Frate Plenario, conceived the then rather outrageous idea of bringing water by aqueduct from Monte Pacciano