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stout

 (stout)
adj. stout·er, stout·est
1.
a. Bulky in figure; thickset or corpulent. See Synonyms at fat.
b. Strong in body; sturdy: added a stout defensive end to improve the front line.
c. Thick or strong in structure or substance; solid or substantial: "They met a stout barrier of old farm-carts upturned" (J.R.R. Tolkien).
2.
a. Having or marked by boldness or determination; resolute: stout of heart.
b. Stubborn or uncompromising: put up stout resistance to the proposal.
3. Having a strong flavor: a cup of stout coffee.
n.
1.
a. A thickset or corpulent person.
b. A garment size for a large or heavy figure.
2. A very dark ale or lager beer.

[Middle English, from Old French estout, of Germanic origin; see stel- in Indo-European roots.]

stout′ish adj.
stout′ly adv.
stout′ness n.

Stout

(staʊt)
n
(Biography) Sir Robert. 1844–1930, New Zealand statesman, born in Scotland: prime minister of New Zealand (1884–87)

Stout

(staʊt)
n
(Biography) Sir Robert. 1844–1930, New Zealand statesman, born in Scotland: prime minister of New Zealand (1884–87)

stout

(staʊt)

adj. -er, -est,
n. adj.
1. overweight; corpulent; fat.
2. courageous; brave: stout warriors.
3. firm; stubborn; resolute: stout resistance.
4. forceful; vigorous: a stout wind.
5. strong of body; sturdy: stout seamen.
6. substantial; solid: a stout cudgel.
n.
7. a dark, sweet ale having a higher percentage of hops than porter.
8. a fat person.
9. a clothing size for persons of ample figure.
[1250–1300; Middle English (adj.) < Old French estout bold, proud < Germanic; compare Middle Dutch stout bold, Middle Low German stolt, Middle High German stolz proud]
stout′ish, adj.
stout′ly, adv.
stout′ness, n.

Stout


(stout),
n.
Rex (Todhunter), 1886–1975, U.S. detective novelist.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stout - a strong very dark heavy-bodied ale made from pale malt and roasted unmalted barley and (often) caramel malt with hopsstout - a strong very dark heavy-bodied ale made from pale malt and roasted unmalted barley and (often) caramel malt with hops
ale - a general name for beer made with a top fermenting yeast; in some of the United States an ale is (by law) a brew of more than 4% alcohol by volume
Guinness - a kind of bitter stout
2.stout - a garment size for a large or heavy person
size - the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing); "he wears a size 13 shoe"
Adj.1.stout - dependable; "the stalwart citizens at Lexington"; "a stalwart supporter of the UN"; "stout hearts"
resolute - firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination; "stood resolute against the enemy"; "faced with a resolute opposition"; "a resolute and unshakeable faith"
2.stout - euphemisms for `fat'; "men are portly and women are stout"
fat - having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"
3.stout - having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships; "hardy explorers of northern Canada"; "proud of her tall stalwart son"; "stout seamen"; "sturdy young athletes"
robust - sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction; "a robust body"; "a robust perennial"

stout

adjective
1. fat, big, heavy, overweight, plump, bulky, substantial, burly, obese, fleshy, tubby, portly, rotund, corpulent, on the large or heavy side exercises ideal for stout women of maturer years
fat lean, slim, slender, skinny, lanky, slight, insubstantial, skin-and-bones (informal)
2. strong, strapping, muscular, tough, substantial, athletic, hardy, robust, vigorous, sturdy, stalwart, husky (informal), hulking, beefy (informal), lusty, brawny, thickset, able-bodied a great stout fellow, big in brawn and bone
strong frail, feeble, puny, insubstantial

stout

adjective
2. Capable of exerting considerable effort or of withstanding considerable stress or hardship:
3. Having a large body, especially in girth:
Translations
جَريء ، شُجاعسَميك ومَتيننوع من البيرَةِ السَّوداء الثَّقيلَهيَسْمَن
ráznýsilnýstatečnýtěžkýtlustý
hårdnakketkraftigsolidstout
dökkur, sterkur bjóreinbeittur, harîurfeitursterkbyggîur; digur
apņēmīgsdrosmīgsdūšīgsporterisresns
cesur ve kararlısağlam ve kalınşişmansiyah ve sert bira

stout

[staʊt]
A. ADJ (stouter (compar) (stoutest (superl)))
1. (= sturdy) [stick, shoes etc] → fuerte, sólido
2. (= fat) [person] → gordo, robusto
3. (= determined) [supporter, resistance] → resuelto, empedernido
stout fellow! (o.f.) → ¡muy bien!
he's a stout fellow (o.f.) → es un buen chico
with stout heartsresueltamente
B. N (Brit) (= beer) → cerveza f negra

stout

[ˈstaʊt]
adj
(= sturdy) [shoes, stick] → solide
(= stocky) [person] → corpulent(e)
(= fierce) [resistance, defence] → farouche
nbière f brunestout-hearted [ˌstaʊtˈhɑːrtɪd] adjvaillant(e)

stout

adj (+er)
(= corpulent) manuntersetzt, korpulent; womanfüllig; to get or grow stoutuntersetzter/fülliger werden
(= strong) stick, horse etckräftig; door, rope, wall, gatestark; shoesfest; coatdick
(= brave) hearttapfer; personbeherzt; fellow, resistancebeherzt, tapfer, mannhaft (liter); refusal, denialentschieden; belieffest; defencehartnäckig; oppositionzäh; supportsolide; stout fellow! (dated inf)tapferer Kerl! (dated inf); with stout hearttapferen Herzens
n (Brit) → Stout m, dunkles, obergäriges Bier (= sweet stout)Malzbier nt

stout

[staʊt]
1. adj (-er (comp) (-est (superl))) (sturdy, stick, shoes) → robusto/a, solido/a; (fat, person) → corpulento/a, robusto/a; (determined, supporter, resistance) → tenace; (refusal) → deciso/a; (brave) → coraggioso/a
with stout hearts → coraggiosamente, valorosamente
a stout fellow (old) (fig) → un tipo in gamba
2. n (beer) → birra scura

stout1

(staut) adjective
1. strong or thick. a stout stick.
2. brave and resolute. stout resistance; stout opposition.
3. fat. He's getting stout.
ˌstout-ˈhearted adjective
brave.

stout2

(staut) adjective
a dark, strong type of beer.
References in classic literature ?
A stout little retainer came in with chains and led them away, looking very much frightened and evidently forgetting the speech he ought to have made.
His wife, a stout, nervous woman, was the daughter of a manufacturer of underwear at Cleveland, Ohio.
Damon said he would carry a stout club as his weapon.
Grandmother called my attention to a stout hickory cane, tipped with copper, which hung by a leather thong from her belt.
She was growing a little stout, but it did not seem to detract an iota from the grace of every step, pose, gesture.
I should be sorry to think they had, though this is a spot that stout courage might hold for a smart scrimmage.
A stout, elderly gentleman has made his appearance; he has an aspect of eminent respectability, wears a black coat and pantaloons, of roomy width, and might be pronounced scrupulously neat in his attire, but for a broad crimson stain across his snowy neckcloth and down his shirt-bosom.
He was seated on an old-fashioned oaken chair, wriggling all over with curious carving; and the bottom of which was formed of a stout interlacing of the same elastic stuff of which the wigwam was constructed.
By the time this cautious search is over, a stout iron-bound bucket, precisely like a well-bucket, has been attached to one end of the whip; while the other end, being stretched across the deck, is there held by two or three alert hands.
Of course after this accident a stout white rail was put up that might be easily seen, but if those horses had not been partly blinded, they would of themselves have kept further from the edge, and no accident would have happened.
When he came out again it was in company with a very stout gentleman in shirt sleeves and an apron, clasping Jonas by both hands and laughing hilariously.
Bird was a timid, blushing little woman, of about four feet in height, and with mild blue eyes, and a peach-blow complexion, and the gentlest, sweetest voice in the world;--as for courage, a moderate-sized cock-turkey had been known to put her to rout at the very first gobble, and a stout house-dog, of moderate capacity, would bring her into subjection merely by a show of his teeth.