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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
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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