[ pou-tee ]
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adjective,pout·i·er, pout·i·est.
  1. 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

Words Nearby pouty

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How to use pouty in a sentence

  • The song celebrates the pouty-lipped cartel monarch Sandra Ávila Beltrán, aka “La Reina del Pacífico”—the Queen of the Pacific.

    Queenpins of the Drug Cartels | Constantino Diaz-Duran | April 16, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • One of these pouty-lipped, rich-tinted fairies, Ella May is, wearin' a baby stare and chorus-girl ear-danglers.

    Torchy, Private Sec. | Sewell Ford