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touter

[ tou-ter ]
/ ˈtaʊ tər /
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noun
a tout.
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Origin of touter

First recorded in 1745–55; tout + -er1
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How to use touter in a sentence

  • "Dine at the Restaurant de l'Empire, Messieurs," shouted a shabby touter in a blouse, thrusting a greasy card into our faces.

    In the Days of My Youth|Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
  • Roger, the touter, recognised his lordship, as he made his way slowly through the mob along the side of the market.

    The Chaplain of the Fleet|Walter Besant and James Rice
  • The hardware-man looks as if he might be 'touter' to a broken-down brigand.

  • Touter, a looker out, one who waits at railway stations and steamboat piers, and touts for customers; a hotel runner.

    The Slang Dictionary|John Camden Hotten
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