be out there

be out there

To be somewhat unusual, unconventional, crazy, or eccentric. Our manager's ideas for improving productivity are really out there. My uncle Jerry is a little out there, but he's a really sweet guy.
See also: out
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I'm still convinced that prominent types are duty bound--especially now, during this crisis--to be out there giving all kinds of support to the afflicted rather than leaving it all up to our heterosexual substitute mothers.