• (British) IPA: /ɡɹaʊt/
  • (CA) IPA: /ɡɹʌut/


  1. A thin mortar used to fill the gaps between tiles and cavities in masonry.
  2. (now rare) Coarse meal; groats.
  3. (now rare) (typically used in the plural) Dregs, sediment.
    • 1857, Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit, Book 1, Chapter 5
      grouts of tea
  4. (UK, obsolete) A kind of beer or ale.
Related terms Translations Translations
  • German: Grieß
  • Italian: pietrisco di cava
  • Russian: крупа́
  • Spanish: sémola
Translations Verb

grout (grouts, present participle grouting; past grouted, past participle grouted)

  1. To insert mortar between tiles.
    I spent the whole afternoon grouting the kitchen floor.
  • French: jointoyer
  • German: verfugen
  • Italian: rivestire di malta, imboiaccare
  • Portuguese: rejuntar, aplicar rejunte
  • Russian: затира́ть

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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