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Word: stout

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  • noun a strong very dark heavy-bodied ale made from pale malt and roasted unmalted barley and (often) caramel malt with hops
  • noun a garment size for a large or heavy person
  • adj dependable
    Synonyms

    stalwart

    Examples
    • the stalwart citizens at Lexington
    • a stalwart supporter of the UN
    • stout hearts
  • adj euphemisms for `fat'
    Synonyms

    portly

    Examples
    • men are portly and women are stout
  • adj having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships
    Synonyms

    hardy, stalwart, sturdy

    Examples
    • hardy explorers of northern Canada
    • proud of her tall stalwart son
    • stout seamen
    • sturdy young athletes
Definitions are taken from Princeton’s WordNet 3.0, Princeton University, 2010