Bout - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a period of illness
a bout of fever
a bout of depression
- an occasion for excessive eating or drinking (syn: binge, bust, tear)
...undoubtedly the team's best wrestler, he hasn't lost a bout yet...
...she's currently suffering from a bout of the flu...
...after his bout with laryngitis, he had a terribly gravel voice...
He came down with a bad bout of the flu.
...an athlete prostrated for weeks by a bout of pneumonia...
a continuous bout of illness lasting six months