- s used especially of persons
a stouthearted fellow who had an active career in the army
- His first effort was a stouthearted call for Britons to join the spirit of the "I'm Backing Britain" campaign: To work then, islanders, as men.
- The bureau, still in its infancy, was initially hamstrung by Hoover's insistence that his agents be stouthearted men, not wily, patient predators.
- Are cats stouthearted companions or unresponsive curmudgeons? Or are they, as Cartoonist Bernard Kliban suggested in his bestselling album Cat (1975), merely whimsical meat .