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Webster 1913 Edition


stout

stout

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Noun.
A strong, dark malt brew having a higher percentage of hops than porter; strong porter; a popular variety sold in the U. S. is
Guinness’ stout
.
Swift.

Webster 1828 Edition


Stout

STOUT

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Adj.
1.
Strong; lusty.
A stouter champion never handled sword.
2.
Bold; intrepid; valiant; brave.
He lost the character of a bold, stout, magnanimous man.
3.
Large; bulky. [A popular use of the word.]
4.
Proud; resolute; obstinate.
The lords all stand to clear their cause, most resolutely stout.
5.
Strong; firm; as a stout vessel.

STOUT

,
Noun.
A cant name for strong beer.

Definition 2021


Stout

Stout

See also: stout

English

Proper noun

Stout

  1. A surname.

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See also: Stout

English

Adjective

stout (comparative stouter, superlative stoutest)

  1. large; bulky, thickset; corpulent, fat.
  2. (obsolete) bold, strong-minded; lusty; vigorous; robust; sinewy; muscular.
    • Shakespeare
      a stouter champion never handled sword
    • Clarendon
      He lost the character of a bold, stout, magnanimous man.
    • Daniel
      The lords all stand / To clear their cause, most resolutely stout.
  3. (obsolete) proud; haughty; arrogant; hard.
    • Bible, Mal. iii. 13
      Your words have been stout against me.
    • Latimer
      Commonly [] they that be rich are lofty and stout.
  4. firm; resolute; dauntless.
  5. materially strong, enduring.
    Campers prefer stout vessels, sticks and cloth.
    • 1913, Robert Barr, chapter 4, in Lord Stranleigh Abroad:
      Nothing could be more business-like than the construction of the stout dams, and nothing more gently rural than the limpid lakes, with the grand old forest trees marshalled round their margins .
  6. obstinate.

Derived terms

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Noun

stout on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

stout, the malt brew

stout (plural stouts)

  1. A dark and strong malt brew made with toasted grain.
    Stout is darker, stronger and sweeter than porter beer.
  2. An obese person. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  3. A large clothing size. (Can we add an example for this sense?)

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Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɑu̯t

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch stout, from Old Dutch *stolt, from Proto-Germanic *stultaz.

Adjective

stout (comparative stouter, superlative stoutst)

  1. naughty, disobedient, mischievous
    Sinterklaas geeft brave jongens lekkers, zijn Zwarte Piet stoute de roe.
    St. Nicholas gives good boys candy; his Black Peter gives naughty ones the rod.
  2. high (expectations)
  3. (archaic) bold, audacious
Inflection
Inflection of stout
uninflected stout
inflected stoute
comparative stouter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial stout stouter het stoutst
het stoutste
indefinite m./f. sing. stoute stoutere stoutste
n. sing. stout stouter stoutste
plural stoute stoutere stoutste
definite stoute stoutere stoutste
partitive stouts stouters
Derived terms
  • stoutaard m, stouterd m, stouterik m
  • stoutheid, stoutigheid
  • verstouten (adjective)
  • stoutachtig (adjective)
  • stoutelijk (adjective)
  • stoutaardig (adjective)
  • stoutebil m
  • stouthals m
  • stouthart n
  • stouthartig (adjective)
  • stoutmoedig (adjective)
  • stoutspreker m
  • stoutweg

Etymology 2

From English stout.

Noun

stout m, n (uncountable)

  1. stout (brew)
Synonyms
  • stoutbier n