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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.
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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)
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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.
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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"
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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
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stout

adjective
2. Capable of exerting considerable effort or of withstanding considerable stress or hardship:
3. Having a large body, especially in girth:
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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
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stout

[ˈstaʊt]
adj
(= sturdy) [shoes, stick] → solide
(= stocky) [person] → corpulent(e)
(= fierce) [resistance, defence] → farouche
nbière f brunestout-hearted [ˌstaʊtˈhɑːrtɪd] adjvaillant(e)
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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
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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
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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.
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They are defects, not in the heart, but in the brain; for they take place in the stoutest natures; as in the example of Henry the Seventh of England.
For what is the array of the strongest ropes, the tallest spars and the stoutest canvas against the mighty breath of the infinite, but thistle stalks, cobwebs and gossamer?
And when that functionary appeared before him, he bade him without delay set about making a new leg, and directed the mates to see him supplied with all the studs and joists of jaw-ivory (Sperm Whale) which had thus far been accumulated on the voyage, in order that a careful selection of the stoutest, clearest-grained stuff might be secured.
Thou shalt eat sweet venison and quaff the stoutest ale, and mine own good right-hand man shalt thou be, for never did I see such a cudgel player in all my life before.
The din of their roaring, growling and squealing was deafening and the formidable appearance of any one of them was enough to make the stoutest heart feel grave forebodings.
Then, indeed, the affair began to look black; and when inquiries were made, and the penniless clerk was found to have amassed thousands of dollars, and kept them secretly in a rival establishment, the stoutest of his friends abandoned him, the books were overhauled for traces of ancient and artful fraud, and though none were found, there still prevailed a general impression of loss.
But when they came to the fields he said to the boys, "Now, then, which is the stoutest walker?
Around the brave Tiger Lily were a dozen of her stoutest warriors, and they suddenly saw the perfidious pirates bearing down upon them.
And suddenly such a scream of terror went up from the Army that it might easily have filled the stoutest heart with consternation.
"Don Quixote of La Mancha," answered Sancho Panza, "and he is a knight-adventurer, and one of the best and stoutest that have been seen in the world this long time past."
At this a score of idlers reached him their staves--being ready enough to see another man have his head cracked, even if they wished to save their own--and he took the stoutest and heaviest of all.
The prospect ahead was enough to stagger the stoutest heart.