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
Alabama, meanwhile, has won four of the past eight national championships and lost to Clemson 35-31 in a classic championship bout in January.
After all, this was one of the most precise tacticians in the history of the sport vs. a guy who had never fought in a professional boxing bout.
Although there were many empty seats amid the crowd of 14,623, the bout was expected to surpass the record earnings from Mayweather’s fight against Pacquiao.
Despite fighting her second bout with cancer, Whitworth finds solace, purpose and direction in her art and encourages the creativity in everyone.
Vargas missed a month this season with a pair of blisters and a nasty bout of chicken pox, which affected his consistency.
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.
Well, half a year later, and Key has brought back Luther for a fresh bout of rage blackouts on The Late Show.
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Origin and Etymology of bout
First Known Use: 1575See Words from the same year
Synonymsgame, competition, contest, event, match, matchup, meet, sweepstakes (also sweep-stake), tournament, tourney
Related Wordsathletics, sport; battle, conflict, scrimmage, skirmish, struggle, tug-of-war, tussle; championship, national (s); final, nightcap, play-off, semifinal; derby, field day, gymkhana, open, outing; biathlon, decathlon, heptathlon, pentathlon, triathlon; marathon, race, ultramarathon; heat, round, run, set; rally, volley; round-robin, rubber, runoff, sudden death; dead heat, photo finish, seesaw; classic
Near Antonymsarrest, relief, remission
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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