Definition of preposterously in US English:

preposterously

adverb

  • See preposterous

    • ‘The preposterously high ceilings and dystopian CRT monitors peeking out from the walls with titillating images amplify the expensive atmosphere.’
    • ‘What you might not expect is quite how preposterously far-fetched the final act is.’
    • ‘The preposterously implausible Moroccan tale is my all-time favourite.’
    • ‘The idea is so preposterously stupid - and thoroughly executed - that it flips over into the realm of sheer genius.’
    • ‘‘Glad to see you approve of my living quarters,’ Skerry says, holding a preposterously large, incredibly furry cat in her arms.’

Pronunciation

preposterously

/prēˈpäst(ə)rəslē/