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Meaning of BOUT

Pronunciation:  bawt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a boxing match; "the fight was on television last night"
  2. [n]  an occasion for excessive eating or drinking; "they went on a bust that lasted three days"
  3. [n]  (in sports) a period of play during which one team is on the offensive

BOUT is a 4 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: binge, bust, fight, round, tear, turn
 See Also: bottom, bottom of the inning, boxing, fisticuffs, period of play, piss-up, play, playing period, pugilism, revel, revelry, top, top of the inning



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bout\, n. [A different spelling and application of bought
1. As much of an action as is performed at one time; a going
   and returning, as of workmen in reaping, mowing, etc.; a
   turn; a round.

         In notes with many a winding bout Of linked
         sweetness long drawn out.             --Milton.

         The prince . . . has taken me in his train, so that
         I am in no danger of starving for this bout.

2. A conflict; contest; attempt; trial; a set-to at anything;
   as, a fencing bout; a drinking bout.

         The gentleman will, for his honor's sake, have one
         bout with you; he can not by the duello avoid it.

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