Meaning of TOUT in English
[ taʊt ]
1》 attempt to sell (something), typically by a direct or persistent approach.
↘ Brit. sell (a ticket) for a popular event at a price higher than the official one.
2》 attempt to persuade people of the merits of.
3》 N. Amer. offer racing tips for a share of any resulting winnings.
4》 chiefly Brit. spy out the movements and condition of (a racehorse in training) to gain information for use when betting.
1》 (also ticket ~ ) Brit. a person who buys up tickets for an event to resell them at a profit.
2》 a person who ~s.
3》 Irish & Scottish informal an informer.
ME tute 'look out', of Gmc origin.
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004