far out Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “far out” in the English Dictionary

"far out" in British English

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far outadjective

uk   us   old-fashioned informal
strange and ​unusual: I've ​seen the ​video - it's ​prettyfar out.

far outexclamation

uk   us   old-fashioned slang
excellent: You got the ​job? Far out!
(Definition of far out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"far-out" in American English

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 /ˈfɑrˈɑʊt/ infml
strange and ​unusual: They had some far-out ​ideas.
(Definition of far-out from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “far out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 异乎寻常的,奇特的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 異乎尋常的,奇特的…
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