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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)
adj
1. solidly built or corpulent
2. (prenominal) resolute or valiant: stout fellow.
3. strong, substantial, and robust
4. a stout heart courage; resolution
n
(Brewing) strong porter highly flavoured with malt
[C14: from Old French estout bold, of Germanic origin; related to Middle High German stolz proud, Middle Dutch stolt brave]
ˈstoutish adj
ˈstoutly adv
ˈstoutness n

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 ?
When Robin was a youth of eighteen, stout of sinew and bold of heart, the Sheriff of Nottingham proclaimed a shooting match and offered a prize of a butt of ale to whosoever should shoot the best shaft in Nottinghamshire.
Now," quoth he, "my bow and eke mine arrows are as good as shine; and moreover, I go to the shooting match at Nottingham Town, which same has been proclaimed by our good Sheriff of Nottinghamshire; there I will shoot with other stout yeomen, for a prize has been offered of a fine butt of ale.
in an open barouche, the horses of which had been taken out, the better to accommodate it to the crowded place, stood a stout old gentleman, in a blue coat and bright buttons, corduroy breeches and top-boots, two young ladies in scarfs and feathers, a young gentleman apparently enamoured of one of the young ladies in scarfs and feathers, a lady of doubtful age, probably the aunt of the aforesaid, and Mr.
Well, gentlemen,' said the stout man, 'very glad to see you.
After a few historical quotations, he comes to two modern defenders of introspection, Stout and James.
At this point I wish to interrupt the account of Knight Dunlap's article in order to make some observations on my own account with reference to the above quotations from Stout.
The automobile, a stout, silent man at the helm, throbbed in the nervous way automobiles have when standing still, suggesting somehow that it were best to talk quick, as they can give you only a few minutes before dashing on to keep some other appointment.
graced with a bright brass knocker) sat a Christian lady, stout and comfortable to look upon, who wore a large bonnet trembling with bows.
Now, for prudent, most wise, and economic reasons, the blacksmith's shop was in the basement of his dwelling, but with a separate entrance to it; so that always had the young and loving healthy wife listened with no unhappy nervousness, but with vigorous pleasure, to the stout ringing of her young-armed old husband's hammer; whose reverberations, muffled by passing through the floors and walls, came up to her, not unsweetly, in her nursery; and so, to stout Labor's iron lullaby, the blacksmith's infants were rocked to slumber.
And the band increased by other stout hearts till by the end of the summer fourscore good men and true had sworn fealty.
She was wedged in between a stout lady in pink silk and a tall, scornful-looking girl in a white-lace dress.
Neither of us had grown stout with advancing years, and in a few minutes we both had wormed through into the sink, and thence to the floor.