Meaning of TOUT in English

TOUT

(~s, ~ing, ~ed)

1.

If someone ~s something, they try to sell it or convince people that it is good.

It has the trappings of an election campaign in the United States, with slick television ads ~ing the candidates.

VERB: V n disapproval

2.

If someone ~s for business or custom, they try to obtain it. (mainly BRIT)

He visited Thailand and Singapore to ~ for investment...

VERB: V for n

3.

If someone ~s tickets, they sell them outside a sports ground or theatre, usually for more than their original value. (BRIT; in AM, use scalp )

...a man who made his money ~ing tickets...

VERB: V n

4.

A ~ is someone who sells things such as tickets unofficially, usually at prices which are higher than the official ones. (BRIT; in AM, use scalper )

N-COUNT

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