brave and resolute; dauntless.

Origin of stout-hearted

First recorded in 1645–55
Related formsstout-heart·ed·ly, adverbstout-heart·ed·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for stout-hearted

Contemporary Examples of stout-hearted

  • Also to instill fear of God in stout-hearted men and Asian bankers.

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    The Buckley Cabinet

    Christopher Buckley

    November 24, 2008

Historical Examples of stout-hearted

  • "Divil a fear; don't be unasy about that," said the stout-hearted Mary.

    The O'Donoghue

    Charles James Lever

  • A stout-hearted soldier was the commanding officer at Warrior Gap.

    Warrior Gap

    Charles King

  • They were stout-hearted lads and he'd go to hell with them cheerfully, if need be.

    The Sky Trap

    Frank Belknap Long

  • They were strong men and stout-hearted in the presence of any visible danger.

    The Huntress

    Hulbert Footner

  • A stout-hearted plant,—a tree, dwarfed, but losing not its dignity.

    The Bishop of Cottontown

    John Trotwood Moore