Crossword clues for pout
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
early 14c., of uncertain origin, perhaps from Scandinavian (compare Swedish dialectal puta "to be puffed out"), or Frisian (compare East Frisian püt "bag, swelling," Low German puddig "swollen"); related via notion of "inflation" to Old English ælepute "fish with inflated parts," and Middle Dutch puyt, Flemish puut "frog," from hypothetical PIE imitative root *beu- suggesting "swelling" (see bull (n.2)). Related: Pouted; pouting. As a noun from 1590s.
Etymology 1 n. 1 One's facial expression when pouting. 2 A fit of sulking or sullenness. vb. 1 (context intransitive English) To push out one's lips. 2 (context intransitive English) To be or pretend to be ill-tempered; to sulk. 3 (context transitive English) To say while pouting. Etymology 2
n. (context rare English) Shortened name of various fishes such as the hornpout ((taxlink Ameiurus nebulosus species noshow=1), the (vern brown bullhead pedia=1)), the pouting ((taxlink Trisopterus luscus species noshow=1)) and the eelpouts (Zoarcidae). Etymology 3
n. (alternative form of poult English) vb. (context Scotland English) To shoot poults.
marine eellike mostly bottom-dwelling fishes of northern seas [syn: eelpout]
Usage examples of "pout".
One of the rare women who never pout or attitudinize, she could fling her glove gracefully-- one might add, capturingly under every aspect, she was a handsome belligerent.
Lo Manto said to her, gazing at her unlined face, taking in her sharp features, her bright eyes, her lips pursed and primed for either a smile or a pout.
Far about, A hundred slopes in hundred fantasies Most ravishingly run, so smooth of curve That I but seem to see the fluent plain Rise toward a rain of clover-blooms, as lakes Pout gentle mounds of plashment up to meet Big shower-drops.
It might have been any old ad-firm except for the posters: porno girls, in porno colours, with porno pouts .
It was replaced by lowered eyelashes, a subtle step on the back hem of her cream-colored gown so that it pulled tight to emphasize her figure, and a pouting lower lip.
I replied, sitting on the floor and pouting, surrounded by the artifacts and tools that I had collected during the past few months in my large room.
Suddenly they were naked, pouting and preening at him, then at each other.
She was like a pouting teenager now, acting as if being told she might never have sex thanks to the mishaps of designer jeans.
Venus, now twisting and pulling her hairs, now gently compressing the soft springy flesh between thumb and forefinger, now passing along the delicate shell-pink lips and finally gently inserting a finger between them and into the pouting orifice.
Her pert mouth, so adept at the childhood pouting he remembered well, contorted into a twisted grimace of hatred.
Chrysantheme, who always likes to play the part of a tired little girl, of a spoiled and pouting child, ascends slowly between Yves and myself, clinging to our arms.
It was right out of the forties gangster movies, the shape of the hat, the way it dipped over one eye, and she was all cheekbones under the shadow of the brim, the mouth a kind of pouting glimmer of red.
Most beautiful women have almond-shaped eyes, but hers were round, and that and the pouting lip gave her some kind of almost uncivilized look, even though she was so slender, angular, high toned.
It was pouting and soft and luscious and I felt her whole body relax under me.
She had unnusual, asymmetrical features - a slight squint in her hazel eyes and pouting lips that made you think she was cross.