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Lout vs. Tout

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  • Lout (noun)

    A troublemaker, often violent; a rude violent person; a yob.

    "Thesaurus:troublemaker"

  • Lout (noun)

    A clownish, awkward fellow; a bumpkin.

    "Thesaurus:bumpkin"

  • Lout (verb)

    To treat as a lout or fool; to neglect; to disappoint.

  • Lout (verb)

    To bend, bow, stoop.

  • Tout (noun)

    Someone advertising for customers in an aggressive way.

  • Tout (noun)

    A person, at a racecourse, who offers supposedly inside information on which horse is likely to win.

  • Tout (noun)

    A spy for a smuggler, thief, or similar.

  • Tout (noun)

    An informer in the Irish Republican Army.

  • Tout (noun)

    In the game of solo, a proposal to win all eight tricks.

  • Tout (verb)

    To flaunt, to publicize/publicise; to boast or brag; to promote.

  • Tout (verb)

    To look upon or watch.

  • Tout (verb)

    To spy out information about (a horse, a racing stable, etc.).

  • Tout (verb)

    To give a tip on (a racehorse) to a person, with the expectation of sharing in any winnings.

  • Tout (verb)

    To spy out the movements of racehorses at their trials, or to get by stealth or other improper means the secrets of the stable, for betting purposes.

  • Tout (verb)

    To act as a tout; to give a tip on a racehorse.

  • Tout (verb)

    To look for, try to obtain; used with for.

    "To understand the new London, I lived it. I slept rough with Roma beggars and touted for work with Baltic laborers on the kerb. (Ben Judah on BBC Business Daily, March 1, 2016)"

Wiktionary
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  • Lout (verb)

    To bend; to box; to stoop.

  • Lout (noun)

    A clownish, awkward fellow; a bumpkin.

  • Lout

    To treat as a lout or fool; to neglect; to disappoint.

  • Tout (verb)

    To act as a tout. See 2d Tout.

  • Tout (verb)

    To ply or seek for customers.

  • Tout (verb)

    To look narrowly; spy.

  • Tout (verb)

    To spy out the movements of race horses at their trials, or to get by stealth or other improper means the secrets of the stable, for betting purposes.

  • Tout (verb)

    To toot a horn.

  • Tout (noun)

    One who secretly watches race horses which are in course of training, to get information about their capabilities, for use in betting.

  • Tout (noun)

    One who gives a tip on a race horses for an expected compensation, esp. in hopes of a share in any winnings; - usually contemptuous.

  • Tout (noun)

    One who solicits custom, as a runner for a hotel, cab, gambling place.

  • Tout (noun)

    A spy for a smuggler, thief, or the like.

  • Tout (noun)

    In the game of solo, a proposal to win all eight tricks.

  • Tout (noun)

    The anus.

  • Tout

    To spy out information about, as a racing stable or horse.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Lout (noun)

    an awkward stupid person

  • Tout (noun)

    someone who buys tickets to an event in order to resell them at a profit

  • Tout (noun)

    someone who advertises for customers in an especially brazen way

  • Tout (noun)

    one who sells advice about gambling or speculation (especially at the racetrack)

  • Tout (verb)

    advertize in strongly positive terms;

    "This product was touted as a revolutionary invention"

  • Tout (verb)

    show off

Princeton's WordNet

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