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stoutish

[ stou-tish ]

adjective

  1. rather stout.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of stoutish1

First recorded in 1825–35; stout + -ish 1

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Example Sentences

The leader, a stoutish young man of good appearance, had put the usual questions and received the usual answers.

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

The fronds may be moved into a portfolio formed of sheets of stoutish paper.

A stoutish, neatly dressed gentleman with a gray moustache looked like Mr. Howells, and he thrilled again.

The women who lounge here are generally stoutish and slatternly, with few clothes on, but plenty of frowzy hair.

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