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verb tout pronunciation in American English /taʊt/
Word Forms
present tense
present participletouting
past tensetouted
past participletouted

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  1. 1
    [transitive] to praise someone or something because you want other people to think they are good or important
    be touted as something:

    She’s being touted as a possible challenger for the title.

  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to try to persuade people to buy something by telling them about it, especially loudly and in public
    tout for business/trade/custom:

    street vendors touting for business

  3. 3
    [transitive] British to scalp tickets

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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