Definition of Stout

1. Noun. A strong very dark heavy-bodied ale made from pale malt and roasted unmalted barley and (often) caramel malt with hops.

Generic synonyms: Ale
Specialized synonyms: Guinness



2. Adjective. Dependable. "Stout hearts"
Exact synonyms: Stalwart
Similar to: Resolute
Derivative terms: Stalwartness, Stoutness

3. Noun. A garment size for a large or heavy person.
Generic synonyms: Size

4. Adjective. Euphemisms for 'fat'. "Men are portly and women are stout"
Exact synonyms: Portly
Similar to: Fat
Derivative terms: Stoutness

5. Adjective. Having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships. "Sturdy young athletes"
Exact synonyms: Hardy, Stalwart, Sturdy
Similar to: Robust
Derivative terms: Hardiness, Stoutness, Sturdiness

Definition of Stout

1. a. Strong; lusty; vigorous; robust; sinewy; muscular; hence, firm; resolute; dauntless.

2. n. A strong malt liquor; strong porter.

Definition of Stout

1. Adjective. bold, strong-minded; lusty; vigorous; robust; sinewy; muscular ¹

2. Adjective. proud; haughty; arrogant; hard. ¹

3. Adjective. firm; resolute; dauntless ¹

4. Adjective. materially strong, enduring ¹

5. Adjective. obstinate ¹

6. Adjective. large; bulky, thickset; corpulent, fat. ¹

7. Noun. A dark and strong malt brew made with toasted grain. ¹

8. Noun. A fatso. ¹

9. Noun. A large clothing size, for the corpulent ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stout

1. fat [adj STOUTER, STOUTEST] / a strong, dark ale [n -S] - See also: fat

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stout

stoup
stoupe
stoups
stour
stoure
stoures
stourie
stourier
stouriest
stours
stoury
stoush
stoushed
stoushes
stoushing
stout (current term)
stout-hearted
stouten
stoutened
stoutening
stoutens
stouter
stoutest
stouth
stouthearted
stoutheartedly
stoutheartedness
stouthrief
stouths
stoutish

Literary usage of Stout

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1910)
"WW Bran- non, for appellee BB stout AB Fleming, Charles Powell, and Kemble White, for appellee South Penn Oil Co. POFFENBARGER, J. A bill for partition ..."

2. The Law Reports by Great Britain Court of Chancery, George Wirgman Hemming (1874)
"Nourishing " was merely a term used to denote a particular - stout, ... That the word " Nourishing," as applied to stout, had often been used by other ..."

3. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1907)
"Caudal filaments short and stout. When placed in boiling KHO, body turns reddish ... Legs long and stout, quite hairy; trochanter with very long bristle; ..."

4. Spanish Papers by Washington Irving (1895)
"The stout prior and his fighting brethren, were as good at foraging as fighting. Around their quarters there were several sleek cows grazing, ..."

5. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"Robust herb, with a stout caudex 4-10 ft. high: Ivs. thick, petioled, triangular-ovate ... St. stout, 3-10 ft. high, 4-12 in. thick: Ivs. deeply cordate or ..."

6. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"stout, Arlow Burdette ... Ilot '•.ux 68:109-33 AR '19 stout. Sciatic Edgar ; .i..tion In office In the Roman republic. ..."

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