pouter

[ pou-ter ]
/ ˈpaʊ tər /
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noun

a person who pouts.
one of a breed of long-legged domestic pigeons, characterized by the habit of puffing out the distensible crop.

Nearby words

  1. pousse-café,
  2. poussette,
  3. poussin,
  4. poussin, nicolas,
  5. pout,
  6. poutine,
  7. pouty,
  8. pov,
  9. poverty,
  10. poverty level

Origin of pouter

First recorded in 1715–25; pout1 + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for pouter

pouter

/ (ˈpaʊtə) /

noun

a person or thing that pouts
a breed of domestic pigeon with a large crop capable of being greatly puffed out
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