What does the word egregious mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Egregiously.

  • Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Surpassing; excessive.

Usage examples for egregious

  1. First the Duke of Macedonia spoke: " Most egregious and noble lords. – The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba
  2. Here was she, the Clever Woman of the family, shown in open court to have been so egregious a dupe that the deceiver could not even be punished, but must go scot- free, leaving all her wrongs unredressed! – The Clever Woman of the Family by Charlotte M. Yonge
  3. So this egregious young pup stood in the relationship of brother to the exceedingly pretty and even refined- looking girl he had seen with Wagram and his party in Hilversea park some Sundays ago! – The Red Derelict by Bertram Mitford