Definition of stout adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    stout

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//staʊt//
     
    (stouter, stoutest)
     
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  1. 1(of a person) somewhat fat synonym plump
  2. 2[usually before noun] strong and thick a stout pair of shoes a stout stick
  3. 3[usually before noun] (formal) brave and determined He put up a stout defense in court. This requires a stout heart.
  4.  
    adverb He was tall and stoutly built. “I disagree,” said Polly stoutly.
  5.  
    noun [uncountable]
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