Associations to the word «Bout»


BOUT, noun. A period of something, usually painful or unpleasant
BOUT, noun. (boxing) A boxing match.
BOUT, noun. (fencing) An assault (a fencing encounter) at which the score is kept.
BOUT, noun. (roller derby) A roller derby match.
BOUT, noun. A fighting competition.
BOUT, noun. (music) A bulge or widening in a musical instrument, such as either of the two characteristic bulges of a guitar.
BOUT, noun. (dated) The going and returning of a plough, or other implement used to mark the ground and create a headland, across a field.
BOUT, verb. To contest a bout.
BOUT, preposition. (colloquial) about

Dictionary definition

BOUT, noun. (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive.
BOUT, noun. A period of illness; "a bout of fever"; "a bout of depression".
BOUT, noun. A contest or fight (especially between boxers or wrestlers).
BOUT, noun. An occasion for excessive eating or drinking; "they went on a bust that lasted three days".

Wise words

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