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Meaning of POUT

Pronunciation:  pawt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  catfish common in eastern United States
  2. [n]  marine eellike mostly bottom-dwelling fishes of northern seas
  3. [n]  a disdainful pouting grimace
  4. [v]  make a sad face; "mop and mow"
  5. [v]  be in a huff

POUT is a 4 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: Ameiurus Melas, brood, eelpout, horned pout, hornpout, mop, moue, mow, sulk, wry face
 See Also: blennioid, blennioid fish, bullhead, face, family Zoarcidae, fish doctor, grimace, grimace, Gymnelis viridis, Macrozoarces americanus, make a face, ocean pout, pull a face, resent, viviparous eelpout, Zoarces viviparus, Zoarcidae



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Pout\ (p[=oo]t), n. [F. poulet. See {Poult}.]
    The young of some birds, as grouse; a young fowl. --Carew.
  2. \Pout\ (p[=oo]t), v. i.
    To shoot pouts. [Scot.]
  3. \Pout\ (pout), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Pouted}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Pouting}.] [OE. pouten, of uncertain origin; cf. Prov.
    pot lip, Prov. F. potte, faire la potte to pout, W. pwdu to
    pout, be sullen, poten, potten, a paunch, belly.]
    1. To thrust out the lips, as in sullenness or displeasure;
       hence, to look sullen.
             Thou poutest upon thy fortune and thy love. --Shak.
    2. To protrude. ``Pouting lips.'' --Dryden.
  4. \Pout\, n.
    A sullen protrusion of the lips; a fit of sullenness.
    ``Jack's in the pouts.'' --J. & H. Smith.
  5. \Pout\, n. [Cf. {Eelpout}.] (Zo["o]l.)
    The European whiting pout or bib.
    {Eel pout}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Eelpout}.
    {Horn pout}, or {Horned pout}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Bullhead}
    (b) .
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: 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