Astrut
Astrut A*strut", a. & adv. 1. Sticking out, or puffed out; swelling; in a swelling manner. [Archaic] [1913 Webster]

Inflated and astrut with self-conceit. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

2. In a strutting manner; with a strutting gait. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • astrut — əˈstrət adjective Etymology: Middle English astrout, astrut, from a (I) + strout, strut strut more at strut : puffed up (as with conceit) * * * astrut /ə strutˈ/ (archaic) adverb 1. Protrudingly …   Useful english dictionary

  • Inflated — In*flat ed, a. 1. Filled, as with air or gas; blown up; distended; as, a balloon inflated with gas. [1913 Webster] 2. Turgid; swelling; puffed up; bombastic; pompous; as, an inflated style. [1913 Webster] Inflated and astrut with self conceit.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • distended — adj bloated, swollen, dilated, enlarged, expanded, inflated, puffed out, puffy, stretched, astrut TECHNICAL emphysematous, tumescent, varicose ≠ deflated, shrunken …   Useful english dictionary

  • astrote — astrote, a strout obs. forms of astrut …   Useful english dictionary

  • a-strout — astrote, a strout obs. forms of astrut …   Useful english dictionary

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