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English noun: tout

1. tout (person) someone who buys tickets to an event in order to resell them at a profit

Synonymsticket tout

Broader (hypernym)scalper

Domain regionBritain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

2. tout (person) someone who advertises for customers in an especially brazen way


Broader (hypernym)adman, advertiser, advertizer

3. tout (person) one who sells advice about gambling or speculation (especially at the racetrack)


Broader (hypernym)adviser, advisor, consultant

Narrower (hyponym)racetrack tout

English verb: tout

1. tout (communication) advertize in strongly positive terms

SamplesThis product was touted as a revolutionary invention.

Pattern of useSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun

Broader (hypernym)judge, label, pronounce

2. tout (communication) show off

Synonymsblow, bluster, boast, brag, gas, gasconade, shoot a line, swash, vaunt

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE.
Somebody ----s to somebody

Broader (hypernym)amplify, exaggerate, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, magnify, overdraw, overstate

Narrower (hyponym)crow, gloat, puff, triumph

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