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1. bout

noun. ['ˈbaʊt'] (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive.

Synonyms

  • part
  • play
  • bottom
  • top of the inning
  • bottom of the inning
  • playing period
  • top
  • turn
  • division
  • round
  • section

Antonyms

  • bottom
  • stand still
  • wholly
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • bught (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Bout

  • stake-out
  • without
  • throughout
  • strout
  • sprout
  • reroute
  • redoubt
  • devout
  • troutt
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  • stoute
  • stout
  • spout
  • snout
  • shrout
  • scout
  • prout
  • krout
  • kraut
  • grout
  • flout
  • drought
  • crout
  • clout
  • all-out
  • tout
  • thuot
  • shout
  • routt
  • route

How do you pronounce bout?

Pronounce bout as baʊt.

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Example sentences of the word bout


1. Noun, singular or mass
Although it's commonly thought to be a bout of dry skin when an itch isn't present.

Quotes containing the word bout


1. Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout with some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.
- George Orwell

2. I think us here to wonder, myself. To wonder. To ask. And that in wondering bout the big things and asking bout the big things, you learn about the little ones, almost by accident. But you never know nothing more about the big things than you start out with. The more I wonder, the more I love.
- Alice Walker, The Color Purple

3. All writers are vain, selfish and lazy, and at the very bottom of their motives lies a mystery. Writing a book is a long, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.
- George Orwell

2. bout

noun. ['ˈbaʊt'] an occasion for excessive eating or drinking.

Synonyms

  • revel
  • bust
  • tear
  • revelry
  • binge

Antonyms

  • inside
  • middle
  • end
  • misconception

Etymology

  • bught (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. bout

noun. ['ˈbaʊt'] a period of illness.

Synonyms

  • period
  • time period

Antonyms

  • stay
  • unify
  • arrive

Etymology

  • bught (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. bout

noun. ['ˈbaʊt'] a contest or fight (especially between boxers or wrestlers).

Synonyms

  • contest

Antonyms

  • join
  • connect

Etymology

  • bught (Middle English (1100-1500))
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