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loutish

[ lou-tish ]
/ ˈlaʊ tɪʃ /
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adjective
like or characteristic of a lout; awkward; clumsy; boorish.
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Origin of loutish

First recorded in 1545–55; lout1 + -ish1

OTHER WORDS FROM loutish

lout·ish·ly, adverblout·ish·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for loutish

loutish
/ (ˈlaʊtɪʃ) /

adjective
characteristic of a lout; unpleasant and uncouth

Derived forms of loutish

loutishly, adverbloutishness, noun
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