Complete Definition of "lout"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/laÊt/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aÊt|-aÊt

Etymology 1
Of dialectal origin.

Noun
en-noun

  1. troublemaker|Troublemaker, often violent.
  2. A clownish, awkward fellow; a bumpkin.

Related terms
lager lout

Translations
;troublemaker
Spanish: salvaje m, gamberro m italbrac|Spain, barra brava m italbrac|Argentina

;bumpkin
French: malotru m
Spanish: zopenco m, zopenca f

See also
hooligan
thug
yob, yobbo

Etymology 2
OE. lutan|lūtan, from Germanic. Cognate with Swedish luta.

Verb
en-verb

  1. context|intransitive|archaic To bend, bow, stoop.

#*1885: He took the cup in his hand and, louting low, returned his best thanks â Sir Richard Burton, The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, vol. 1

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