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[pou-tee] /ˈpaʊ ti/
adjective, poutier, poutiest.
inclined to pout, or marked by pouting:
a sullen, pouty child; a pouty face.
Origin of pouty
1860-65, Americanism; pout1 + -y1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • 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

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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