stoutish

stoutish

[stou-tish]
adjective
rather stout.

Origin:
1825–35; stout + -ish1

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stout (staʊt)
 
adj
1.  solidly built or corpulent
2.  (prenominal) resolute or valiant: stout fellow
3.  strong, substantial, and robust
4.  a stout heart courage; resolution
 
n
5.  strong porter highly flavoured with malt
 
[C14: from Old French estout bold, of Germanic origin; related to Middle High German stolz proud, Middle Dutch stolt brave]
 
'stoutish
 
adj
 
'stoutly
 
adv
 
'stoutness
 
n

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