- pout (v.)
- early 14c., of uncertain origin, perhaps from Scandinavian (compare Swedish dialectal puta "to be puffed out"), or Frisian (compare East Frisian püt "bag, swelling," Low German puddig "swollen"); related via notion of "inflation" to Old English ælepute "fish with inflated parts," and Middle Dutch puyt, Flemish puut "frog," from hypothetical PIE imitative root *beu- suggesting "swelling" (see bull (n.2)). Related: Pouted; pouting. As a noun from 1590s.
- 1. She shot me a reproachful pout.
- 2. So had his mouth been set, rather full and controlled, a soft, self - absorbed pout.
- 他的嘴就是这副样子, 相当饱满且很有节制, 一副温和的, 只顾自己的撅嘴模样.
- 3. She looked at her lover with a pretentious pout.
- 4. Tip me up and pout me out.
- 5. Her mouth held its usual pout.
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