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stoutish

[stou-tish] /ˈstaʊ tɪʃ/
adjective
1.
rather stout.
Origin of stoutish
1825-1835
First recorded in 1825-35; stout + -ish1
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  • The first who scaled the palings was a stoutish, middle-aged man: but who was the other?

    Nearly Lost but Dearly Won Theodore P. Wilson
  • The fronds may be moved into a portfolio formed of sheets of stoutish paper.

    How to Know the Ferns S. Leonard Bastin
  • He was a stoutish man, and the morning, for autumn, was astonishingly warm.

    V. V.'s Eyes

    Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • The stoutish Commissioner glanced after him, dimly surprised.

    V. V.'s Eyes

    Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • A handkerchief waved in the distance by a stoutish lady, interrupted.

    The Little Red Chimney Mary Finley Leonard
  • Soon as it got light I cut a stoutish stick, tore off a strip of my sash, and tied my bowie to the end.

    Redskin and Cow-Boy

    G. A. (George Alfred) Henty
  • "He was a stoutish fellow fifteen year ago, when he carried pots," said Mr. Pink.

  • She was a mighty fine-looking woman—a tall, stoutish figure, with as much pride as if she had been a duchess.

    Overland Tales

    Josephine Clifford
  • As he went in the yard he seen a stoutish man liftin' a bar'l of flour in a waggin.

    Out of the Hurly-Burly

    Charles Heber Clark
  • Mr. Prohack shook hands with a short, stoutish nervous man with an honest, grim, marine face.

    Mr. Prohack

    E. Arnold Bennett

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