The definition of a lout is a person without social manners.(noun)
An example of a lout is a man who picks fights for no reason in a bar.
See lout in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: prob. < or akin to ME lutien, to lurk < OE lutian, akin to lutan: see lout
intransitive verb, transitive verb
Origin: ME louten < OE lutan: for IE base see little
See lout in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Possibly from lout2.
intransitive verb lout·ed, lout·ing, louts
Origin: Middle English louten
Origin: , from Old English lūtan.
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