[ gou-tee ]
/ ˈgaʊ ti /

adjective, gout·i·er, gout·i·est.

pertaining to or of the nature of gout.
causing gout.
diseased with or subject to gout.
swollen as if from gout.

Nearby words

  1. gourmont, remy de,
  2. gournia,
  3. gout,
  4. goutish,
  5. goutweed,
  6. gouty stool,
  7. gov,
  8. gov.,
  9. govern,
  10. governable

Origin of gouty

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at gout, -y1

Related formsgout·i·ly, adverbgout·i·ness, nounun·gout·y, adjective

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Word Origin and History for gouty



late 14c., from gout + -y (2).

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