a county in Leinster province, in the NE Republic of Ireland. 317 sq. mi. (820 sq. km). County seat: Dunkalk.
a county of NE Republic of Ireland, in Leinster province on the Irish Sea: the smallest of the counties. County town: Dundalk. Pop: 101 821 (2002). Area: 821 sq km (317 sq miles)
[lou-tish] /ˈlaʊ tɪʃ/ adjective 1. like or characteristic of a ; awkward; clumsy; boorish. /ˈlaʊtɪʃ/ adjective 1. characteristic of a lout; unpleasant and uncouth adj. 1550s, from lout + -ish. Related: Loutishly; loutishness.
[loo-trof-uh-ros] /luˈtrɒf əˌrɒs/ noun, plural loutrophoroi [loo-trof-uh-roi] /luˈtrɒf əˌrɔɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. Greek and Roman Antiquity. a water jar, characterized by an elongated neck and flaring mouth, used to carry water for the marriage bath and set on the tomb of a person who had been unmarried.
[lout] /laʊt/ noun 1. an awkward, stupid person; clumsy, ill-mannered boor; oaf. verb (used with object) 2. to flout; treat with contempt; scorn. [lout] /laʊt/ verb (used with or without object) 1. to bend, stoop, or bow, especially in respect or courtesy. /laʊt/ noun 1. a crude or oafish person; boor /laʊt/ verb 1. (intransitive) […]
- Loud and clear
Easily audible and understandable. For example, They told us, loud and clear, what to do in an emergency, or You needn’t repeat it—I hear you loud and clear. This expression gained currency in the military during World War II to acknowledge radio messages ( I read you loud and clear) although it originated in the […]