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dough·ty

 (dou′tē)
adj. dough·ti·er, dough·ti·est
Marked by stouthearted courage; brave.

[Middle English, from Old English dohtig; see dheugh- in Indo-European roots.]

dough′ti·ly adv.
dough′ti·ness n.

doughty

(ˈdaʊtɪ)
adj, -tier or -tiest
hardy; resolute
[Old English dohtig; related to Old High German toht worth, Middle Dutch duchtich strong, Greek tukhē luck]
ˈdoughtily adv
ˈdoughtiness n

Doughty

(ˈdaʊtɪ)
n
(Biography) Charles Montagu. 1843–1926, English writer and traveller; author of Travels in Arabia Deserta (1888)

dough•ty

(ˈdaʊ ti)

adj. -ti•er, -ti•est.
courageous and resolute; valiant.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English dohtig worthy <*doht worth (c. Old High German toht)]
dough′ti•ly, adv.
dough′ti•ness, n.

Dough•ty

(ˈdaʊ ti)

n.
Charles Montagu, 1843–1926, English traveler and writer.
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doughty

adjective (Old-fashioned) intrepid, brave, daring, bold, hardy, heroic, courageous, gritty, fearless, resolute, gallant, valiant, redoubtable, dauntless, valorous, stouthearted doughty campaigns for the underprivileged

doughty

adjective
Translations

doughty

[ˈdaʊtɪ] ADJ (doughtier (compar) (doughtiest (superl))) [person] → valiente, esforzado; [deed] → hazañoso

doughty

adj (liter)kühn, tapfer

doughty

[ˈdaʊtɪ] adj (-tier (comp) (-tiest (superl))) (old) → valoroso/a
References in classic literature ?
Hordes of the doughtiest fighting-men of the First Born poured from the audience to check our progress.
In a novel crammed with enough memorable point-of-view characters to please the doughtiest Dickensian realist, John's wife's is the only narrative consciousness we have no access to, whether through free indirect discourse or otherwise.
BY THE age of 89, even the doughtiest of men slow down.