bout bout  /ˈbaʊt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a contest or fight (especially between boxers or wrestlers)
  2. (n) an occasion for excessive eating or drinking
  3. (n) a period of illness
  4. (n) (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Sumie Sakai squares off against Jessica Penne at a Fatal Femmes Fighting bout at the The Crystal Casino in Compton, Calif.
  2. The Malpartida-Dos Santos bout attracted the largest single TV audience in the country's viewing history.
  3. If we think we're suffering from a real bout of the blues or a mental crisis, we're likely to Google the symptoms or find a chat group in the hopes of performing a self-diagnosis.

News

  1. Calderwood vs. Schneider completes next month's 13-bout Invicta FC 6 lineup

    A strawweight bout Joanne Calderwood  and Sarah Schneider is the final addition to next month's Invicta FC 6 event.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: MMA Junkie

  2. U.S. Stock Futures Fall as Part of Global Bout of Weakness

    U.S. Stock Futures Fall as Part of Global Bout of Weakness
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Maraon to Face Payano in Title Bout

    Championship Bout Headlines ESPN Boxing Show from Richard J. Codey Arena at South Mountain. Jorge 'King' Diaz in co-feature against Yenifel Vicente
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Hot Boxing News

Quotes

  1. She says, "I don't really like romantic movies very much and I hate tal king about feelings, so I'm definitely a man in disguise. I don't even really like seeing people kiss in movies. This movie is a bout as romantic as I can handle."
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Helen Mirren Source: PR-inside.com (press release)

  2. "This one is definitely for the fans as I wasn't going to waste anyone's time with a meaningless tune-up bout and asked to fight Shane immediately," Mayweather said. "I have said ever since I came back to the sport that I only wanted to fight...
    on Feb 3, 2010 By: Floyd Mayweather Jr Source: ESPN

  3. "I've gone to work just about every day since the first bout in the hospital came along," Lautenberg said at the dinner.
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Frank Lautenberg Source: The Associated Press

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