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
Meanwhile, the state Democratic party whacked her Republican counterpart, Sen. Dean Heller, who faces a tough reelection bout in November, tying his vote in favor to past support for the GOP tax cuts and to confirm Treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin.
Hurricanes late last summer set off a bout of spending on replacement goods in the fall.
Linares has won 13 consecutive bouts, including two victories by decision at the Forum in the past year against England's Luke Campbell and Mercito Gesta.
Couldn't get out of bed without assistance, six broken ribs, damage to my lungs, two bouts of pneumonia.
Starting late last month, the UK has been walloped with freezing, stormy weather, suffering bouts of snow and gusting winds.
Stagnant water and detritus made the Gormley Canal suspected as a source of yellow fever, particularly after some neighbors suffered violent bouts of black vomit and died in the summer of 1853.
The middleweight fighter, who hasn’t lost a fight in 26 professional bouts, began mixing it up when someone in his group left a Louis Vuitton bag unattended on the table.
The Rockets answered with Gordon who in just his second game back from a bout with food poisoning, hit another 3, giving him seven, matching his season-high.
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Origin and Etymology of bout
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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