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noun Informal.
  1. a tout.
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Origin of touter

First recorded in 1745–55; tout + -er1
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Examples from the Web for touter

Historical Examples of touter

  • 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

  • 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.