Synonyms of stout in English:

stout


See definition of stout

adjective

1‘a short stout man’

SYNONYMS

fat, fattish, plump, portly, rotund, roly-poly, pot-bellied, round, dumpy, chunky, broad in the beam, overweight, fleshy, paunchy, corpulent

buxom, well upholstered, well covered, well padded, of ample proportions, ample, rounded, well rounded

stocky, burly, bulky, hefty, meaty, heavily built, solidly built, thickset, heavyset, sturdy, well built

informal hulking, tubby, pudgy, beefy, porky, blubbery, poddy

British informal podgy, fubsy

North American informal zaftig, corn-fed, lard-assed

archaic pursy

rare abdominous

ANTONYMS

thin, slender

2‘Billy had armed himself with a stout stick’

SYNONYMS

strong, sturdy, heavy, solid, substantial, robust, tough, strongly made, durable, hard-wearing

thick

ANTONYMS

flimsy, fragile

3‘the garrison put up a stout resistance’

SYNONYMS

determined, full of determination, vigorous, forceful, spirited, stout-hearted

staunch, steadfast, stalwart, firm, resolute, unyielding, unbending, unfaltering, unswerving, unwavering, unflinching, stubborn, dogged

brave, bold, plucky, courageous, valiant, valorous, gallant, fearless, undaunted, dauntless, doughty, mettlesome, unafraid, intrepid, manly, heroic, lionhearted

North American rock-ribbed

informal gutsy, spunky

ANTONYMS

half-hearted, feeble, cowardly