Definition of Pouter

1. Noun. Someone with a habitually sullen or gloomy expression.

Exact synonyms: Gloomy Gus, Picklepuss, Sourpuss
Language type: Colloquialism
Generic synonyms: Persona Non Grata, Unwelcome Person
Derivative terms: Pout, Pout



2. Noun. One of a breed of pigeon that enlarge their crop until their breast is puffed out.
Exact synonyms: Pouter Pigeon
Generic synonyms: Pigeon

Definition of Pouter

1. n. One who, or that which, pouts.

Definition of Pouter

1. Noun. A person who habitually pouts; a sourpuss ¹

2. Noun. A breed of pigeon that inflates its crop ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pouter

1. one that pouts [n -S] - See also: pouts

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pouter

pousses
poussette
poussetted
poussettes
poussetting
poussie
poussies
poussin
poussins
poustie
poustinia
poustinias
poustinik
pout
pouted
pouter (current term)
pouter pigeon
pouters
poutful
pouther
pouthered
pouthers
poutier
poutiest
poutily
poutine
poutines
pouting
poutingly
poutings

Literary usage of Pouter

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1. Minutes of Proceedings of the Courts of Inquiry and Court Martial, in by David Porter (1825)
""D. pouter. " It was the intention of the Department, in ordering Captain Warrington to tfie West Indies, to relieve you from the command, oí the squadron ..."

2. Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts: ... Preserved in by Virginia, William Pitt Palmer, Sherwin McRae, Raleigh Edward Colston, Henry W. Flournoy (1892)
"I am, Ac. M. pouter (BG IT. SA) TO THE GOVERNOR. July In, I had the honor of receiving your letter of the — instant a few clays Norfolk np0) ..."

3. Rural Affairs by John Jacob Thomas (1875)
"The Homing bird darts off rapidly ; the pouter forcibly smites his wings ; the Roller ascends to a great height in the air, and then turns from side so side ..."

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