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

Origin of pouter

First recorded in 1715–25; pout1 + -er1
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  1. a person or thing that pouts
  2. a breed of domestic pigeon with a large crop capable of being greatly puffed out
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