verb (used without object)
to thrust out the lips, especially in displeasure or sullenness.
to look or be sullen.
to swell out or protrude, as lips.
verb (used with object)
to protrude (the lips).
to utter with a pout.
the act of pouting; a protrusion of the lips.
a fit of sullenness:
to be in a pout.
to thrust out (the lips), as when sullen, or (of the lips) to be thrust out
(intransitive) to swell out; protrude
(transitive) to utter with a pout
(sometimes the pouts) a fit of sullenness
the act or state of pouting
noun (pl) pout, pouts
short for horned pout, eelpout
any of various gadoid food fishes, esp the bib (also called whiting pout)
any of certain other stout-bodied fishes
early 14c., of uncertain origin, perhaps from Scandinavian (cf. Swedish dialectal puta “to be puffed out”), or Frisian (cf. 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.
[pou-ter] /ˈpaʊ tər/ noun 1. a person who . 2. one of a breed of long-legged domestic pigeons, characterized by the habit of puffing out the distensible crop. /ˈpaʊtə/ noun 1. a person or thing that pouts 2. a breed of domestic pigeon with a large crop capable of being greatly puffed out
[pots-vil] /ˈpɒts vɪl/ noun 1. a city in E Pennsylvania.
[pots-toun] /ˈpɒtsˌtaʊn/ noun 1. a borough in SE Pennsylvania.
noun 1. a fracture of the lower fibula and of the malleolus of the tibia, resulting in outward displacement of the foot. noun 1. a fracture of the lower part of the fibula, usually with dislocation of the ankle Pott’s fracture n. A fracture of the lower part of the fibula and of the bony […]