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
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?
The 3-year duration of this latest event is unprecedented; previous bouts of global bleaching came and went within a year.
Here are the results of the rest of the bouts: » Joseph Benjamin White (0-1-2) of Miami and Abel Penna Falls (0-1-1) of Louisville fought to a majority draw. »
In a final bout of violence on Friday evening, gunmen shot and killed at least four police officers at a roadside restaurant in Karachi.
Last season, Alabama was denied entry to the Big Dance after finishing 19-15 and suffering bouts of inconsistency.
The intensity Cobb now carries into every bout, and the edge that intrigued former Olympic boxer Montell Griffin enough to coach the 152-pounder, comes from remembering all those days without heat or hope.
The bout of heat will be intense, and short-lived, with the high in New York falling from 90 degrees June 13 to 71 two days later.
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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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