goutiness

See gout.

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • Goutiness — Gout i*ness, n. The state of being gouty; gout …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • goutiness — n. tendency to be susceptible to gout (disease characterized by inflammation of the joints) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • goutiness — gout·i·ness …   English syllables

  • goutiness — ]ēnə̇s, ]in noun ( es) : the quality or state of being gouty * * * goutˈiness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑gout …   Useful english dictionary

  • gouty — goutily, adv. goutiness, n. /gow tee/, adj., goutier, goutiest. 1. pertaining to or of the nature of gout. 2. causing gout. 3. diseased with or subject to gout. 4. swollen as if from gout. [1375 1425; late ME; see GOUT, Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • gout — [gaʊt] noun 1》 a disease in which defective metabolism of uric acid causes arthritis, especially in the smaller bones of the feet. 2》 literary a drop or spot. Derivatives goutiness noun gouty adjective Origin ME: from OFr. goute, from med. L.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • gouty — /ˈgaʊti/ (say gowtee) adjective (goutier, goutiest) 1. relating to or having the nature of gout. 2. causing gout. 3. diseased with or subject to gout. 4. swollen as if from gout. –goutily, adverb –goutiness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • gouty — [gout′ē] adj. goutier, goutiest 1. having, or tending to have, gout 2. of or like gout 3. resulting from or causing gout 4. swollen with gout goutily adv. goutiness n …   English World dictionary

  • gout — n. 1 a disease with inflammation of the smaller joints, esp. the toe, as a result of excess uric acid salts in the blood. 2 archaic a a drop, esp. of blood. b a splash or spot. Derivatives: gouty adj. goutily adv. goutiness n. Etymology: ME f. OF …   Useful english dictionary

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