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Adjective: stout (stouter,stoutest)  stawt
  1. Dependable
    "stout hearts";
    - stalwart
     
  2. A euphemism for 'fat'
    "men are portly and women are stout";
    - portly
     
  3. Having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships
    "stout seamen";
    - hardy, stalwart, sturdy
Noun: stout  stawt
  1. A strong very dark heavy-bodied ale made from pale malt and roasted unmalted barley and (often) caramel malt with hops
     
  2. A garment size for a large or heavy person

Derived forms: stouter, stoutest, stouts

See also: fat, resolute, robust

Type of: ale, size

Encyclopedia: Stout, IA