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gouty

[gou-tee]
adjective, gout·i·er, gout·i·est.
  1. pertaining to or of the nature of gout.
  2. causing gout.
  3. diseased with or subject to gout.
  4. swollen as if from gout.
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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

adj.

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

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