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Definition 1: someone who advertises for customers in an especially brazen way - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for tout in the sense of this definition

(tout is a kind of ...) someone whose business is advertising

Definition 2: one who sells advice about gambling or speculation (especially at the racetrack) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for tout in the sense of this definition

(tout is a kind of ...) an expert who gives advice

"an adviser helped students select their courses" "the United States sent military advisors to Guatemala"

(... is a kind of tout ) someone who offers advice about betting on horses (either to influence the odds or in the hope of sharing some of the winnings)

Definition 3: someone who buys tickets to an event in order to resell them at a profit - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for tout in the sense of this definition

(tout is a kind of ...) someone who buys something and resells it at a price far above the initial cost

"he got theater tickets through a scalper"

(tout belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

Definition 4: show off - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for tout in the sense of this definition

(tout is a kind of ...) to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth

"tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"

(... is a kind of tout ) speak in a blustering or scornful manner

"A puffing kind of man"

(... is a kind of tout ) dwell on with satisfaction

Definition 5: advertize in strongly positive terms - [verb of communication]

Samples where tout or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This product was touted as a revolutionary invention

(tout is a kind of ...) pronounce judgment on

"They labeled him unfit to work here"

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