gouty [gou-tee] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN adjective, gout·i·er, gout·i·est. pertaining to or of the nature of. causing . diseased with or subject to . swollen as if from .
Origin of gouty late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at, Related formsgout·i·ly, adverbgout·i·ness, nounun·gout·y, adjective Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for gouty Historical Examples of gouty
If she were in a more elevated station of society, she would be gouty.
They are intended for desserts, and are also useful as a stomachic, to carry in the pocket on journeys, and for gouty stomachs.
I perceived, four months after my marriage, that my husband was gouty.
Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
My corns ache, I get gouty, and my prejudices swell like varicose veins.
All this, it must be owned, is very pretty; but it is also gouty and superfluous.
Word Origin and History for gouty adj.
late 14c., from+ (2).
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