loutish

  • 1 Loutish — Lout ish, a. Clownish; rude; awkward. Loutish clown. Sir P. Sidney. {Lout ish*ly}, adv. {Lout ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 loutish — index opaque, provincial, uncouth Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 loutish — 1550s, from LOUT (Cf. lout) + ISH (Cf. ish). Related: Loutishly; loutishness …

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  • 4 loutish — boorish, churlish, clownish (see under BOOR) Analogous words: clumsy, gauche, maladroit, inept, *awkward: burly, brawny, husky, *muscular: *rude, rough, crude, raw, callow, green, uncouth …

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  • 5 loutish — [adj] boorish bad mannered, barbaric, bearish, bungling, cantankerous, churlish, cloddish, clodhopping*, clownish, clumsy, coarse, dense, doltish, gross*, gruff, ill bred, ill mannered, impolite, loud, oafish, ornery, rough, rude, rustic, swinish …

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  • 6 loutish — [[t]la͟ʊtɪʃ[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n (disapproval) If you describe a man or a boy as loutish, you are critical of them because their behaviour is impolite and aggressive. I was appalled by the loutish behaviour …

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  • 7 loutish — lout ► NOUN ▪ an uncouth or aggressive man or boy. DERIVATIVES loutish adjective. ORIGIN perhaps from archaic lout «to bow down» …

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  • 8 loutish — adjective ill mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance was boorish and insensitive the loutish manners of a bully her stupid oafish husband aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude • Syn: ↑boorish, ↑neanderthal, ↑nean …

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  • 9 loutish — adjective Date: 1542 resembling or befitting a lout Synonyms: see boorish • loutishly adverb • loutishness noun …

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  • 10 loutish — loutishly, adv. loutishness, n. /low tish/, adj. like or characteristic of a lout; awkward; clumsy; boorish. [1545 55; LOUT1 + ISH1] Syn. churlish, uncouth, vulgar, coarse. * * * …

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  • 11 loutish — adjective Resembling a lout. Syn: yobbish …

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  • 12 loutish — Synonyms and related words: all thumbs, awkward, blunderheaded, blundering, boorish, bumbling, bungling, butterfingered, caddish, callow, careless, carlish, churlish, cloddish, clodhopping, clownish, clumsy, clumsy fisted, coarse, countrified,… …

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  • 13 loutish — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. bungling, rustic, clumsy; see awkward 1 , rude 2 , vulgar 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. boorish, clumsy, stupid, oafish, cloddish, dense, rough, churlish, *like a bull in a china shop. ANT.: refined, gracious,… …

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  • 14 loutish — lout|ish [ lautıʃ ] adjective used for describing rude, unpleasant behavior, or a person who behaves like this …

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  • 15 loutish — lout·ish || lÊŠtɪʃ adj. ill mannered, boorish, awkward and stupid …

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  • 16 loutish — a. Clownish, rude, boorish, awkward, lubberly …

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  • 17 loutish — adj obtuse, stolid, dull, dense, Inf. thick, oafish, doltish, cloddish, clodhopping, lumpish, lumpen, clownish, lubberly; rude, uncouth, coarse, vulgar, boorish, churlish, unmannerly, ill mannered, ill bred; awkward, clumsy, inept, maladroit,… …

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  • 18 loutish — lout·ish …

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  • 19 loutish — UK [ˈlaʊtɪʃ] / US adjective used for describing rude, unpleasant behaviour, or a person who behaves like this …

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  • 20 loutish — /ˈlaʊtɪʃ/ (say lowtish) adjective 1. characteristic of a lout, especially in terms of large size, clumsiness, etc. 2. coarse in manners or behaviour. {lout + ish1} –loutishly, adverb –loutishness, noun …

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