Synonyms for pout
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR POUT
But he did not heed it, and the pout vanished, and tears rushed to her eyes.
But pout as she might, she could not prevail with James, whose vanity had been scratched.
In answer to this Mary pouted, but her husband did not see the pout.
His forehead was all puckered, and his red mouth set in a pout.
"I don't think I will dance," she said, pretending to pout a bit.
She pretended to pout, fidgeted in his arm, arched her neck.
Dotty did not understand the remark, but thought it safe to pout.
He flushes up too, and his thin-lipped, narrow mouth takes on a pout.
"I don't see what you're laughing at," she said, with a suspicion of a pout.
"You're not very polite," she said, with something like a pout.
early 14c., of uncertain origin, perhaps from Scandinavian (cf. Swedish dialectal puta "to be puffed out"), or Frisian (cf. 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.