Definition of gouty in English:



  • See gout

    • ‘Terry's gouty ankle had grown to the size of a small planet, and he slept out in the open air at the back of the truck, stretched out on a long toolbox, his leg hoisted higher than the rest of him and pointing at the stars.’
    • ‘If so, you might be experiencing an acute attack of gout - or gouty arthritis - a form of arthritis that's characterized by sudden, severe attacks of pain, redness and tenderness in joints.’
    • ‘For example, gouty arthritis is caused by the improper functioning of the liver and kidneys.’
    • ‘Supplement your diet with 2 g of fish oil capsules twice a day to reduce the chances of gouty inflammation.’
    • ‘For some unknown reason acute gouty attacks may be more common in the spring.’