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Definition of TOUT

  • spy out information about (as a racing stable or horse)
  • give a tip or solicit bets on (a racehorse)
  • solicit, peddle, or persuade importunately not meant to tout you off the movie Russell Baker
  • make much of promote talk up touted as the summer's blockbuster movie the college's much touted women's studies program
  • to spy on watch
  • to solicit business, votes, etc., in a persistent and annoying way
  • solicit patronage
  • spy on racehorses in training to gain information for betting
  • give a tip or solicit bets on a racehorse
  • to solicit in a persistent and annoying way
  • to praise highly
  • to solicit brazenly [v TOUTED, TOUTING, TOUTS]