Pout Definition

pout
pouted, pouting, pouts
verb
pouted, pouting, pouts
To thrust out the lips as in sullenness or displeasure.
Webster's New World
To sulk.
Webster's New World
To thrust out (the lips)
Webster's New World
To protrude.
Webster's New World
To utter or express with a pout.
American Heritage
Antonyms:
grinsmile
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noun
pouts
The act of pouting.
Webster's New World
A protrusion of the lips, especially as an expression of sullen discontent.
American Heritage
A fit of sulking.
Webster's New World
Any of several fishes with a stout body, as an eelpout.
Webster's New World

One's facial expression when pouting.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
Antonyms:
smilegrin
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Other Word Forms of Pout

Noun

Singular:
pout
Plural:
pouts

Origin of Pout

  • Middle English pouten, probably from Scandinavian (compare Norwegian pute (“pillow, cushion"), Swedish dial. puta (“to be puffed out"), Danish pude (“pillow, cushion")), from Proto-Germanic *pÅ«to (“swollen") (compare English eelpout, Dutch puit, Low German puddig (“inflated")), from Proto-Indo-European *bu- (“to swell") (compare Sanskrit [script?] (budbuda, “bubble")).

    From Wiktionary

  • From Old English pÅ«te as in aelepÅ«te, from Indo-European root beu having a meaning associated with the notion "to swell".

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English poute from Old English -pūte (as in ǣlepūte eelpout)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English pouten perhaps of Scandinavian origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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