pouting


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pout 1

 (pout)
v. pout·ed, pout·ing, pouts
v.intr.
1. To exhibit displeasure or disappointment; sulk.
2. To protrude the lips in an expression of displeasure or sulkiness.
3. To project or protrude: The child's lips pouted.
v.tr.
1. To push out or protrude (the lips).
2. To utter or express with a pout.
n.
1. A protrusion of the lips, especially as an expression of sullen discontent.
2. often pouts A fit of petulant sulkiness: sat around in the house in a pout; had the pouts.

[Middle English pouten, perhaps of Scandinavian origin.]

pout′i·ly adv.
pout′y adj.

pout 2

 (pout)
n. pl. pout or pouts
Any of various freshwater or marine fishes having a large head, especially an eelpout or a bullhead.

[Middle English *poute, from Old English -pūte (as in ǣlepūte, eelpout).]

pouting

(ˈpaʊtɪŋ)
adj
having the lips sticking out, usually in order to show annoyance or to appear sexually attractive(esp of the lips) thick or full
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And they are the prettiest attitudes and movements into which a pretty girl is thrown in making up butter--tossing movements that give a charming curve to the arm, and a sideward inclination of the round white neck; little patting and rolling movements with the palm of the hand, and nice adaptations and finishings which cannot at all be effected without a great play of the pouting mouth and the dark eyes.
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You haven't got polished leather boots on,' pouting, with one shoulder raised.
Winnie sat mute for a while, pouting at the front of the cab, then snapped out, which was an unusual tone with her:
Stevie, slender, his shoulders a little up, and his hands thrust deep in the side pockets of his warm overcoat, stood at the edge of the path, pouting.
Celia's face had the shadow of a pouting expression in it, the full presence of the pout being kept back by an habitual awe of Dorothea and principle; two associated facts which might show a mysterious electricity if you touched them incautiously.
I can see the perspiration on the shining forehead of the bookbinder as he looks up from some brilliant passage, to exchange a smile of triumph with me at having made out the meaning with the meagre facilities we had for the purpose; he had beautiful red pouting lips, and a stiff little branching mustache above them, that went to the making of his smile.
Then, pouting again, with the curls in her mouth; 'George Sampson was very fond of me, and admired me very much, and put up with everything I did to him.
SHORE sport seems to have dropped off a little bit lately with not so many cod reported, and a lot of anglers are now taking mixed bags of often smaller undersize specimens of cod, coalfish, pouting and various flatfish species.
The club's low water roving competition was a runaway win for Mal Hughes, from Llantwit Fardre, who beached two smoothounds, two dogfish and two pouting for a total weight of 8.
The club's other match, a rover, was won by Dale Miller with 3lb 14oz made up of a codling, a whiting, a pouting and two mackerel.