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Dictionary Definition

pout

Noun

1 a disdainful pouting grimace [syn: moue, wry face]
2 marine eellike mostly bottom-dwelling fishes of northern seas [syn: eelpout]
3 catfish common in eastern United States [syn: horned pout, hornpout, Ameiurus Melas]

Verb

1 be in a huff and display one's displeasure; "She is pouting because she didn't get what she wanted" [syn: sulk, brood]
2 make a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip; "mop and mow"; "The girl pouted" [syn: mop, mow]

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. The young of some birds, as grouse; a young fowl.
  2. (The shape of) one's mouth when pouting

Translations

The young of some birds, as grouse; a young fowl
(The shape of) one's mouth when pouting

Verb

  1. To shoot pouts
  2. To push out one's lips
  3. To sulk, (to pretend) being ill-tempered

Translations

To shoot pouts
To push out one's lips
To sulk, (to pretend) being ill-tempered

Derived terms

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Extensive Definition

Pout may refer to several things.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

bag, balloon, beetle, belly, belly out, bilge, billow, bouge, brood, bug, bulge, dilate, distend, frown, gloom, glower, goggle, grimace, grump, jut, knit the brow, long face, look black, look sullen, lour, lower, make a face, make a lip, make a moue, make a mouth, mop, mop and mow, mope, moue, mouth, mow, mug, overhang, pet, poke, pooch, pop, pouch, project, protrude, pull a face, rictus, round out, scowl, snarl, stand out, stick out, sulk, swell, swell out, wry face, wry mouth
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