gouty

[gou-tee]
adjective, goutier, goutiest.
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.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English; see gout, -y1

goutily, adverb
goutiness, noun
ungouty, adjective
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gout (ɡaʊt)
 
n
1.  a metabolic disease characterized by painful inflammation of certain joints, esp of the big toe and foot, caused by deposits of sodium urate in them
2.  archaic a drop or splash, esp of blood
 
[C13: from Old French goute gout (thought to result from drops of humours), from Latin gutta a drop]
 
'gouty
 
adj
 
'goutily
 
adv
 
'goutiness
 
n

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Example sentences
Threads do not break for being fine, but for being gouty and ill spun.
That's the kind of stuff a gouty reader can take some pleasure from.
Chronic gouty arthritis is treated with drugs that help reduce uric acid levels.
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