loutish loutish

Definition(s):

  • (adj) ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance

Usage(s):

  1. It was not the loutish shouts he has heard in fan-packed stadiums that convinced Henry it was time to speak out.
  2. Britons have long suffered from a loutish image abroad.
  3. Crowe, despite his loutish rep, is forever surprising viewers by slipping snugly into the disparate characters he plays.

News

  • Hail the quirky ‘Prince’

    An uneasy mix of Richard Linklater and Abbott and Costello, “Prince Avalanche” is an oddment, but one that brings some small, peculiar pleasures. Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch play an uptight romantic and a loutish ladies’ man working as a two-man road crew in rural Texas in the 1980s. At...
    on August 9, 2013     Source: New York Post

Quotes

  1. "The shoulder-length hair gave me the right look for my rock concert in Delhi. For Vishal's film I was contemplating various looks. Going completely bald is not an option. So I have gone for a crew cut. It gives me the north Indian loutish...
    on Mar 14, 2006 By: Saif Ali Khan Source: nowRunning.com

  2. "We fell into a stereotype of the Duke lacrosse players," says Newsweek's Evan Thomas. "It's complicated because there is a strong stereotype [that] lacrosse players can be loutish, and there's evidence to back that up. There's even some...
    on Jul 17, 2007 By: Evan Thomas Source: American Journalism Review

  3. County Coun Welsh, said: "Loutish behaviour is a blight on the neighbourhood. It undermines the quality of life, degrades local amenities and, if unchecked, can lead to a decline in property prices."
    on Mar 13, 2007 By: Michael Welsh Source: Lancashire Evening Post

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