Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "loutish" []

  • Having the characteristics of a lout; awkward, stupid, and boorish. (adjective)

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.

Use "loutish" in a sentence
  • "To grasp the lameness of Miller's slander, let's take a look at one of those so-called loutish protestors, a family friend named Vince Taylor."
  • "Meanwhile, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key says security at Eden Park in Auckland is under review for next year's Rugby World Cup after "loutish" crowds marred a rugby league Test on Saturday."
  • "We tend not to get that kind of loutish behaviour over here ... but then again - we got the 2nd Amendment!"