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English adjective: stout

1. stout dependable

SamplesThe stalwart citizens at Lexington.
A stalwart supporter of the UN.
Stout hearts.




2. stout euphemisms for `fat'

SamplesMen are portly and women are stout.



Antonymslean, thin

3. stout having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships

SamplesHardy explorers of northern Canada.
Proud of her tall stalwart son.
Stout seamen.
Sturdy young athletes.

Synonymshardy, stalwart, sturdy



English noun: stout

1. stout (food) a strong very dark heavy-bodied ale made from pale malt and roasted unmalted barley and (often) caramel malt with hops

Broader (hypernym)ale

Narrower (hyponym)Guinness

2. stout (attribute) a garment size for a large or heavy person

Broader (hypernym)size

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