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loutish

[lou-tish] /ˈlaʊ tɪʃ/
adjective
1.
like or characteristic of a lout; awkward; clumsy; boorish.
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; lout1 + -ish1
Related forms
loutishly, adverb
loutishness, noun
Synonyms
churlish, uncouth, vulgar, coarse.
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British Dictionary definitions for loutishly

loutish

/ˈlaʊtɪʃ/
adjective
1.
characteristic of a lout; unpleasant and uncouth
Derived Forms
loutishly, adverb
loutishness, noun
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Word Origin and History for loutishly

loutish

adj.

1550s, from lout + -ish. Related: Loutishly; loutishness.

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