rather stout.

Origin of stoutish

First recorded in 1825–35; stout + -ish1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for stoutish

Historical Examples of stoutish

  • The first who scaled the palings was a stoutish, middle-aged man: but who was the other?

    Nearly Lost but Dearly Won

    Theodore P. Wilson

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

    How to Know the Ferns

    S. Leonard Bastin

  • The stoutish Commissioner glanced after him, dimly surprised.

    V. V.'s Eyes

    Henry Sydnor Harrison

  • He was a stoutish man, and the morning, for autumn, was astonishingly warm.

    V. V.'s Eyes

    Henry Sydnor Harrison

  • A handkerchief waved in the distance by a stoutish lady, interrupted.

    The Little Red Chimney

    Mary Finley Leonard