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Definition of "bout" []

  • A contest between antagonists; a match: a wrestling bout. (noun)
  • A period of time spent in a particular way; a spell: "His tremendous bouts of drinking had wrecked his health” ( Thomas Wolfe). (noun)
  • A period of time spent doing something, such as drinking (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A period of illness (noun)
  • A contest or fight, esp a boxing or wrestling match (noun)

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Use "bout" in a sentence
  • "Here come old Gobry he come writin 'bout Sully he come writin bout Althouse"
  • "August 20, 2008 at 2:43 pm hey donkeeee, chickie………… herz tawkin bout wair we meeted fur lunch…. across frum Chilis on Truxel…….*ai no nuffin bout sacymentoes, but i noes wair herz tawkin bout*"
  • "Omo babe, u chop winch...abi u don go kolomental? u get liver o...which one u just go yawa d babe like dat sef, ehn? u 4 let am enjoy her moment wit her man and then lata yarn 'bout how u feel & gist am bout self confidence and relationships. e be like say u like trouble sha!"