Words and Phrases
plouter

“plouter”

Meaning:

wade about messily; walk in a clumsy way

Alternative spelling/meaning:

  • plowter
  • ploutin / plowtin = bubbling, splashing, swimming

In Literature:

Excerpt from The Hare by James Fenton

A wuz awa maesel, then, plowterin bak tae the rodden,
lampin oot for the line’s thrang stur


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