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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A rude or stupid person.

Usage examples (35)
  • I felt like a lout after my statement was misinterpreted by my friend.
  • I do not like to hear a young man called a lout because he's more like a man of business than a man of pleasure. "
  • Jennet came in, and dropped a "lout" to the bride, whom she was disposed to regard with great reverence as a real lady.
  • A drunk man has been described by a judge as "lout" and given probation for throwing a stone that hit an eight-year-old girl in the head. for more
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