pouter

[ pou-ter ]
/ ˈpaʊ tər /

noun

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

QUIZZES

TAKE THIS QUIZ IF A DAZZLING VOCABULARY IS YOUR DESIDERATUM!

Have the Words of the Day from October 19–25, 2020, made an indelible mark on your memory? Take the quiz to find out!
Question 1 of 7
What does “clement” mean?

Origin of pouter

First recorded in 1715–25; pout1 + -er1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for pouter

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012