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pouty

[pou-tee] /ˈpaʊ ti/
adjective, poutier, poutiest.
1.
inclined to pout, or marked by pouting:
a sullen, pouty child; a pouty face.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65, Americanism; pout1 + -y1
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Examples from the web for pouty
  • It was getting to the point where every time you opened it up, she'd be in there, fluffing her feathers and acting a little pouty.
  • She's a tall, striking brunette with pouty lips and oil spills for eyes.
  • His pouty face, his angry dropping of ill-performing golf clubs after a bad shot, his sullen post-play interview personality.
  • Practically all the characters are tetchy, chilly or pouty, as if suffering from a collective toothache.
Word Origin and History for pouty
adj.

1833, from pout + -y (2). Related: Poutiness.

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