• IPA: /staʊt/
  • (Canada) IPA: /stʌʊt/

stout (comparative stouter, superlative stoutest)

  1. Large; bulky.
    Synonyms: thickset, corpulent, fat
  2. (obsolete) Bold, strong-minded.
    Synonyms: lusty, vigorous, robust, sinewy, muscular
    • 1591, William Shakespeare, “The First Part of Henry the Sixt”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act III, scene iv]:
      a stouter champion never handled sword.
    • He lost the character of a bold, stout, magnanimous man.
    • The lords all stand / To clear their cause, most resolutely stout.
  3. (obsolete) Proud; haughty.
    Synonyms: arrogant, hard, haughty
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981 ↗, Malachi 3:13 ↗:
      Your words have been stout against me.
    • Commonly […] they that be rich are lofty and stout.
  4. Firm; resolute; dauntless.
  5. Materially strong, enduring.
    Campers prefer stout vessels, sticks and cloth.
  6. Obstinate.
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  • Russian: про́чный
Translations Noun

stout (plural stouts)

  1. (beer) A dark and strong malt brew made with toasted grain.
    cot en
    Stout is darker, stronger and sweeter than porter beer.
  2. An obese person.
  3. A large clothing size.
Translations Noun

stout (plural stouts)

  1. Gnat.
    Synonyms: midge
  2. Gadfly.
    Synonyms: horsefly

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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