- An uncouth and aggressive man or boy: he ended up brawling with a lout outside a curry house drunken loutsMore example sentences
- Greater Manchester is getting tough on drunken louts as part of a national crackdown on alcohol-related crime.
- The town's aggressive crusade against firework louts has been hailed as the must successful in years.
- A family of drunken louts have been sent to jail for train hooliganism and fighting police on the platform of a Railway Station.
mid 16th century: perhaps from archaic lout 'to bow down', of Germanic origin.