far out

far out
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahr out]
    • /fɑr aʊt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahr out]
    • /fɑr aʊt/

Definitions of far out words

  • adjective far out being at a great distance; remote in time or place: a far country; the far future. 1
  • adjective far out extending to a great distance: the far frontiers of empire. 1
  • adjective far out more distant of the two: the far side. 1
  • adverb far out at or to a great distance; a long way off; at or to a remote point: We sailed far ahead of the fleet. 1
  • adverb far out at or to a remote or advanced time: We talked far into the night. 1
  • adverb far out at or to a great, advanced, or definite point of progress, or degree: Having come this far, we might as well continue. 1

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Origin of far out

First appearance:

before 1950
One of the 5% newest English words
First recorded in 1950-55

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Parts of speech for Far out


far out popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 46% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 63% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

far out usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for far out

adj far out

  • bohemian — Bohemian means belonging or relating to Bohemia or its people.
  • avant-garde — Avant-garde art, music, theatre, and literature is very modern and experimental.
  • contemporary — Contemporary things are modern and relate to the present time.
  • cool — Something that is cool has a temperature which is low but not very low.
  • deep — If something is deep, it extends a long way down from the ground or from the top surface of something.

Antonyms for far out

adj far out

  • conventional — Someone who is conventional has behaviour or opinions that are ordinary and normal.

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