See also: toût

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tout (plural touts)

  1. Someone advertising for customers in an aggressive way.
  2. A person, at a racecourse, who offers supposedly inside information on which horse is likely to win.
    • 1905, Baroness Emmuska Orczy, chapter 2, The Hocussing of Cigarette[1]:
      No one, however, would have anything to do with him, as Mr. Keeson's orders in those respects were very strict ; he had often threatened any one of his employés with instant dismissal if he found him in company with one of these touts.

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tout (third-person singular simple present touts, present participle touting, simple past and past participle touted)

  1. (transitive) To flaunt, to publicize/publicise; to boast or brag; to promote.
    They are touting their PowerSpheres, but I don't know how well those really work.
    • 22 March 2012, Scott Tobias, AV Club The Hunger Games[2]
      For the 75 years since a district rebellion was put down, The Games have existed as an assertion of the Capital’s power, a winner-take-all contest that touts heroism and sacrifice—participants are called “tributes”— while pitting the districts against each other.
  2. To look upon or watch.
    • 1600, Edward Fairfax, The Jerusalem Delivered of Tasso, X, lvi:
      Nor durst Orcanes view the Soldan's face,
      But still upon the floor did pore and tout.

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FrenchEdit

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From Old French tot, from Latin totus; compare Catalan tot, Italian tutto, Portuguese todo, Romanian tot, Spanish todo.

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tout m (feminine toute, masculine plural tous, feminine plural toutes)

  1. all

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tout

  1. all

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tout

  1. everything

GuernésiaisEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French tot, from Latin tōtus.

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tout m (feminine toute, masculine plural touts, feminine plural toutes)

  1. all

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tout

  1. all

Haitian CreoleEdit

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From French tout (all).

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tout

  1. all

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tout

  1. all

JèrriaisEdit

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From Old French tot, from Latin tōtus.

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tout m (feminine toute, masculine plural touts, feminine plural toutes)

  1. all

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tout

  1. all
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