pouty 1863, from POUT (Cf. pout) + -Y (Cf. -y) (2).

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  • Pouty — Nom rare porté depuis plusieurs siècles dans la Loire Atlantique (variantes anciennes : Poutis, Poutyx). Sens incertain. Il existe plusieurs hameaux appelés Pouty, mais on les trouve dans le Tarn et Garonne et le Lot et Garonne, ce qui fait un… …   Noms de famille

  • pouty — [pout′ē] adj. 1. sullen; sulking 2. protruding: said of the lips …   English World dictionary

  • pouty — /pow tee/, adj., poutier, poutiest. inclined to pout, or marked by pouting: a sullen, pouty child; a pouty face. [1860 65, Amer.; POUT1 + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • pouty — ˈpau̇d.ē adjective ( er/ est) 1. : looking or tending to look petulant : sulky had a pouty look on his face 2. : tending to protrude the mucous membrane … is pouty Western Osteopath …   Useful english dictionary

  • pouty — adj. Pouty is used with these nouns: ↑lip …   Collocations dictionary

  • pouty — pout ► VERB ▪ push one s lips forward as an expression of petulant annoyance or in order to make oneself look sexually attractive. ► NOUN ▪ a pouting expression. DERIVATIVES pouty adjective. ORIGIN perhaps related to Swedish dialect puta be… …   English terms dictionary

  • pouty — adjective (poutier; est) Date: 1863 1. sulky 1 2. expressive of displeasure …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pouty — adjective Angry in a cute way; in mock anger …   Wiktionary

  • pouty — See: pout …   English dictionary

  • pouty — pout•y [[t]ˈpaʊ ti[/t]] adj. pout•i•er, pout•i•est cvb inclined to pout; sulky …   From formal English to slang

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