Synonyms of stout in English:


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See Spanish definition of robusto


1‘a short stout man’

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, lard-arsed
North American informal zaftig, corn-fed
archaic pursy
rare abdominous

thin, slender

2‘Billy had armed himself with a stout stick’

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

flimsy, fragile

3‘the garrison put up a stout resistance’

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

half-hearted, feeble, cowardly