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4 letters words from 'gout'


3 letters words from 'gout'

TUG 4 

2 letters words from 'gout'

GO 3GU 3
OU 2TO 2
UG 3UT 2

All 4 letters words made out of gout

gout ogut guot ugot ougt uogt gotu ogtu gtou tgou otgu togu guto ugto gtuo tguo utgo tugo outg uotg otug toug utog tuog

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Definitions and meaning of gout


Etymology 1

Borrowed from Old French gote, gute, from Latin gutta (drop). Compare Spanish gota (drop, droplet). Doublet of goutte and gutta.


  • (US) IPA(key): /ɡaʊt/
  • Rhymes: -aʊt
  • (Canada) IPA(key): [ɡʌut]


gout (countable and uncountable, plural gouts)

  1. (uncountable, pathology) An extremely painful inflammation of joints, especially of the big toe, caused by a metabolic defect resulting in the accumulation of uric acid in the blood and the deposition of urates around the joints.
    Synonyms: crystalline arthritis, gouty arthritis, urarthritis
    Hypernym: arthritis
  2. (usually followed by of) A spurt or splotch.
  3. (rare) A disease of wheat and cornstalks, caused by insect larvae.
Derived terms
  • goutiness
  • gout-ridden
  • gouty
  • pseudogout
Related terms
  • gutter
  • Thai: เกาต์ (gáo)


gout (third-person singular simple present gouts, present participle gouting, simple past and past participle gouted)

  1. (intransitive) To spurt.
    • 2001, Stephen King, Peter Straub, Black House
      Dark blood gouts from the creature's brisket.


Etymology 2

French goût


gout (plural gouts)

  1. (obsolete) taste; relish
    • 1870, The Cook and Housewife's Manual (5th edition)
      A modern refinement is to put laver in the dripping-pan, which, in basting, imparts a high gout: or a large saddle may be served over a pound and a half of laver, stewed in brown sauce with catsup []



gout m (plural gouts)

  1. Post-1990 spelling of goût.

Further reading

  • “gout” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Middle Dutch


From Old Dutch golt, from Proto-Germanic *gulþą.


  • IPA(key): /ɣout/


gout n (stem goud-)

  1. gold

Alternative forms

  • golt (Rhinelandic, Limburgish)


  • Dutch: goud
    • Afrikaans: goud
    • Sranan Tongo: gowtu
  • Limburgish: góldj

Further reading

  • “gout”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929) , “gout”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a metabolic disease.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)