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1Unconventional or avant-garde.‘far-out politics’
unconventional, unorthodox, unusual, nonconformist, individual, individualistic, idiosyncratic, quirky, out of the ordinaryweird, bizarre, outlandish, freakishavant-garde, innovative, groundbreaking, radical, bohemian, extreme, esotericoutréway out, offbeat, left-field, oddball, wacky, off the wallView synonyms
- ‘Futurists seem to encourage far out thinking and unlikely ideas.’
- ‘And isn't good science all about making leaps and trying out some pretty far out theories?’
- ‘In recent decades, everyone who has held the position would have seemed a far out possibility just a couple of years before.’
- 1.1informal [often as exclamation]Excellent.‘it's really far out!’excellent, wonderful, marvellous, magnificent, superb, splendid, glorious, sublime, lovely, delightful, first-class, first-rate, outstandingView synonyms
far out/ˌfär ˈout/
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