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gouty

[gou-tee] /ˈgaʊ ti/
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 of gouty
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English; see gout, -y1
Related forms
goutily, adverb
goutiness, noun
ungouty, adjective
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Examples from the web for gouty
  • 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.
Word Origin and History for gouty
adj.

late 14c., from gout + -y (2).

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