pouty

[pou-tee]

adjective, pout·i·er, pout·i·est.

inclined to pout, or marked by pouting: a sullen, pouty child; a pouty face.

Origin of pouty

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65; pout1 + -y1
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Word Origin and History for pouty
adj.

1833, from pout + -y (2). Related: Poutiness.

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