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synonyms for louts

  • brute
  • buffoon
  • bumpkin
  • slob
  • barbarian
  • bear
  • boob
  • cad
  • churl
  • clod
  • clodhopper
  • dolt
  • dork
  • goon
  • lummox
  • oaf
  • philistine
  • rube
  • vulgarian
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How to use louts in a sentence

"Mere louts," I said, thinking that at last I had found away to provoke her into an expression of her real opinions.
IN HOSTILE REDJOSEPH ALTSHELER
These drilled louts will guard us, should this terrible Invasion land.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XVII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
We'd better bag the armchairs before these fishing louts take them.
HUNTINGTOWERJOHN BUCHAN
And meanwhile these little louts of ours will be getting off home.
THE WONDERFUL VISITHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
If you have in your place louts who tread on my toes, I am never in a mood to put up with it.
THE BATH KEEPERS, V.1 (NOVELS OF PAUL DE KOCK VOLUME VII)CHARLES PAUL DE KOCK
But a mob of country louts are drilling in a farmyard up the moorlands, to plunder and destroy us, if they can.
SLAIN BY THE DOONESR. D. BLACKMORE
You see sir, the country louts about here are neither useful nor ornamental in a gentleman's house.
THE ARGOSYVARIOUS
The ship was almost empty—save of course for the street-corner louts who hung about just below, on the deck itself.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
Were it otherwise, sportsmen had better turn louts, and tackle makers take to cutting straight saplings in the woods.
FISHING WITH THE FLYCHARLES F. ORVIS AND OTHERS
They got those three strappin' louts that's all flat-footed or slab-sided or cross-eyed or somethin', and no good for the army.
HALF PORTIONSEDNA FERBER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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