lout Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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loutnoun [C]

uk   us   /laʊt/
a ​young man who ​behaves in a very ​rude, ​offensive, and sometimes ​violent way: Teenage louts ​roam the ​streets at ​night.
adjective uk   /ˈlaʊ.tɪʃ/  us   /-t̬ɪʃ/ informal
loutish ​behaviour
noun [U] uk   /ˈlaʊ.tɪʃ.nəs/  us   /-t̬ɪʃ-/
rude, ​offensivebehaviour
(Definition of lout from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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loutnoun [C]

 us   /lɑʊt/ infml
a ​rude, ​stupid, or ​awkward man: He’s such a lout.
(Definition of lout from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lout”
in Spanish gamberro, bruto…
in Vietnamese người cục mịch…
in Malaysian biadab…
in Thai คนมารยาททราม…
in French lourdaud, aude…
in German der Tölpel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不良少年,举止粗野的少年…
in Turkish serseri, kaba, hödük…
in Russian хулиган, хам…
in Indonesian orang kikuk…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不良少年,舉止粗野的少年…
in Polish cham…
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