gouty [gou-tee] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN adjective, gout·i·er, gout·i·est. pertaining to or of the nature of gout. causing gout. diseased with or subject to gout. swollen as if from gout. Liberaldictionary.com

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  • Origin of gouty late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at gout, -y1 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.

    Barnaby Rudge

    Charles Dickens

  • They are intended for desserts, and are also useful as a stomachic, to carry in the pocket on journeys, and for gouty stomachs.

    The Cook and Housekeeper’s Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches,

    Mary Eaton

  • I perceived, four months after my marriage, that my husband was gouty.

    The Autobiography of Madame Guyon

    Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon

  • My corns ache, I get gouty, and my prejudices swell like varicose veins.

    Old Fogy

    James Huneker

  • All this, it must be owned, is very pretty; but it is also gouty and superfluous.

    Coaches and Coaching

    Leigh Hunt

  • Word Origin and History for gouty adj.

    late 14c., from gout + -y (2).

    Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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