far out


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far out

 
1. Lit. far from the center of things; far from town. The Smiths live sort of far out. The restaurant is nice, but too far out.
2. Sl. great; extraordinary. This jazz is really far out! You want to hear some far out heavy metal?
3. very hard to understand; arcane; highly theoretical. This physics chapter is too far out for me. I can't follow your far out line of reasoning.
4. intoxicated. Three beers and Wally was really far out.
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far out

1. Unusual or eccentric; very advanced. for example, Painting blindfolded, that's far out, or Her child-rearing theories are far out.
2. An interjection meaning "great" or "cool," as in All he could say when he won the lottery was "Far out!" Originally a slang term for daringly creative jazz, this expression has been applied to other art forms and undertakings. [Colloquial; mid-1900s]
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far out

1. mod. cool; great; extraordinary. This jazz is really far out!
2. mod. very hard to understand; arcane; highly theoretical. This stuff is too far out for me.
3. mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. Three beers and Willy was really far out.
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far out

Slang Used to express amazement or approval.
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