lout


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lout 1

 (lout)
n.
An awkward and stupid person; an oaf.

[Possibly from lout.]

lout 2

 (lout)
intr.v. lout·ed, lout·ing, louts
1. To bow or curtsy.
2. To bend or stoop.

[Middle English louten, from Old English lūtan.]

lout

(laʊt)
n
a crude or oafish person; boor
[C16: perhaps from lout2]

lout

(laʊt)
vb
(intr) archaic to bow or stoop
[Old English lūtan; related to Old Norse lūta]

lout1

(laʊt)
n.
1. a clumsy, boorish person; oaf.
v.t.
2. to scorn.
[1540–50; perhaps identical with lout2]
lout′ish, adj.
lout′ish•ly, adv.
lout′ish•ness, n.

lout2

(laʊt)

v.t., v.i.
to bend in respect; bow.
[1250–1300; Middle English; Old English lūtan, c. Old Norse lūta; akin to little]

lout

  • bohunk - A lout—but was first a derogatory term for a Hungarian or person of east-central Europe, based on Bohemian Hungarian.
  • oafo - A hooligan or a lout.
  • lob - Comes from an old noun meaning "something pendulous."
  • lout - To treat with contempt.

lout


Past participle: louted
Gerund: louting

Imperative
lout
lout
Present
I lout
you lout
he/she/it louts
we lout
you lout
they lout
Preterite
I louted
you louted
he/she/it louted
we louted
you louted
they louted
Present Continuous
I am louting
you are louting
he/she/it is louting
we are louting
you are louting
they are louting
Present Perfect
I have louted
you have louted
he/she/it has louted
we have louted
you have louted
they have louted
Past Continuous
I was louting
you were louting
he/she/it was louting
we were louting
you were louting
they were louting
Past Perfect
I had louted
you had louted
he/she/it had louted
we had louted
you had louted
they had louted
Future
I will lout
you will lout
he/she/it will lout
we will lout
you will lout
they will lout
Future Perfect
I will have louted
you will have louted
he/she/it will have louted
we will have louted
you will have louted
they will have louted
Future Continuous
I will be louting
you will be louting
he/she/it will be louting
we will be louting
you will be louting
they will be louting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been louting
you have been louting
he/she/it has been louting
we have been louting
you have been louting
they have been louting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been louting
you will have been louting
he/she/it will have been louting
we will have been louting
you will have been louting
they will have been louting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been louting
you had been louting
he/she/it had been louting
we had been louting
you had been louting
they had been louting
Conditional
I would lout
you would lout
he/she/it would lout
we would lout
you would lout
they would lout
Past Conditional
I would have louted
you would have louted
he/she/it would have louted
we would have louted
you would have louted
they would have louted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lout - an awkward stupid personlout - an awkward stupid person    
clumsy person - a person with poor motor coordination

lout

noun oaf, thug, hooligan, boor, bear, ned (Scot. slang), yahoo, hoon (Austral. & N.Z. slang), clod, bumpkin, gawk, dolt, churl, lubber, lummox (informal), clumsy idiot, yob or yobbo (Brit. slang) a drunken lout

lout

noun
A large, ungainly, and dull-witted person:
Informal: lummox.
Translations
شَخْص أخْرَق
nevychovanec
lømmel
durgur
storžievisstuobrys
lempisneveiklis
nevychovanec
ayı gibi adameşek

lout

[laʊt] Ngamberro m

lout

[ˈlaʊt] nrustre m lager lout

lout

nRüpel m, → Flegel m

lout

[laʊt] ngiovinastro

lout

(laut) noun
a clumsy, ill-mannered boy or man.
ˈloutish adjective
References in classic literature ?
It would be better to be this poor Peggotty, or his lout of a nephew,' he said, getting up and leaning moodily against the chimney-piece, with his face towards the fire, 'than to be myself, twenty times richer and twenty times wiser, and be the torment to myself that I have been, in this Devil's bark of a boat, within the last half-hour
Know you not, lout, vagabond, beggar, that were it not for the might that she infuses into my arm I should not have strength enough to kill a flea?
said the stranger with a little shrug of his shoulders; "I am deeply sorrowful that I cannot show my purse to every rough lout that asks to see it.
After him from the brake came a monstrous lout, a thing of horse and rhinoceros, chewing a straw as it came; then appeared the Swine-woman and two Wolf-women; then the Fox-bear witch, with her red eyes in her peaked red face, and then others,--all hurrying eagerly.
A red-haired, swine-jowled, snub-nosed, crooked lout, he is for ever wrangling with Theresa, until the pair nearly come to blows.
Do you know that that dull-eyed, gin-sodden lout leaning against the post out there is immeasurably your intellectual superior?
She had always looked on him contemptuously as an amiable, transparent lout, and now he was puzzling her.
I affirm that he shared the general beatitude, and that, quite the reverse of La Fontaine, who, at the presentation of his comedy of the "Florentine," asked, "Who is the ill-bred lout who made that rhapsody?
The service was conducted, with a great clattering of plates, by the same clumsy lout who had opened the door for him; and though he was quick it happened that the first persons to be served had finished before the last had received their appointed portions.
Now, thou great lout, wilt thou not twirl staff for Nottingham?
Why talk rubbish, lout that you are- a real peasant
Also he was piqued that he had been what he called such a stupid lout as to ask that intervention from Mr.