stout·​en ˈstau̇-tᵊn How to pronounce stouten (audio)
stoutened; stoutening ˈstau̇t-niŋ How to pronounce stouten (audio)

transitive verb

: to make stout
stouten a resolve

intransitive verb

: to become stout

Word History

First Known Use

1834, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of stouten was in 1834

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Cite this Entry

“Stouten.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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