Examples of bout in a Sentence
undoubtedly the team's best wrestler, he hasn't lost a bout yet
she's currently suffering from a bout of the flu
Recent Examples of bout from the Web
The violence peaked in the early 2000s, and eventually fell to a tenth of that level, but in a renewed bout since last year more than 400 people have died.
Additional bouts will be announced in the coming days.
The tour stopped at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Thursday, and a reporter asked McGregor to give his own rankings of the events, like so many rounds in a championship bout.
The bout will cost $99.95 on high-definition pay-per-view, while tickets at T-Mobile Arena will range from $500 to $10,000 — and there aren’t many $500 seats.
All but the most naive fight fans realize the promotion for this bout could be much more entertaining than the historic 154-pound fight Aug. 26 in Las Vegas.
She was scratched from her second title defense against Valentina Shevchenko, who criticized the champion's preparation for the bout.
What might elicit a bout of deep introspection in one person sometimes serves as encouragement to continue foot-in-the-mouth behavior in another.
How ‘bout seeing Skynyrd, Marshall Tucker, Charlie Daniels and Wet Willie all in the same night, for $5?
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Origin and Etymology of bout
English dialect, a trip going and returning in plowing, from Middle English bought bend
First Known Use: 1575See Words from the same year
BOUT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bout for English Language Learners
: a period of time during which someone suffers from something (such as an illness or disease)
: a short period of time during which something is done or happening
: a wrestling or boxing contest
BOUT Defined for Kids
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