[ tou-ter ]

  1. a tout.

Origin of touter

First recorded in 1745–55; tout + -er1

Words Nearby touter Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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