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English noun: pout

1. pout (communication) a disdainful grimace

Synonymsmoue, wry face

Broader (hypernym)face, grimace

2. pout (animal) marine eellike mostly bottom-dwelling fishes of northern seas


Broader (hypernym)blennioid, blennioid fish

Narrower (hyponym)fish doctor, Gymnelis viridis, Macrozoarces americanus, ocean pout, viviparous eelpout, Zoarces viviparus

Member meronymfamily Zoarcidae, Zoarcidae

3. pout (animal) catfish common in eastern United States

SynonymsAmeiurus Melas, horned pout, hornpout

Broader (hypernym)bullhead, bullhead catfish

English verb: pout

1. pout (stative) be in a huff and display one's displeasure

SamplesShe is pouting because she didn't get what she wanted.

Synonymsbrood, sulk

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Narrower (hyponym)brood, grizzle, stew


2. pout (body) make a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip

SamplesMop and mow.
The girl pouted.

Synonymsmop, mow

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)grimace, make a face, pull a face

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