Meaning of TOUT in English


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v. & n. --v. 1 intr. (usu. foll. by for) solicit custom persistently; pester customers (touting for business). 2 tr. solicit the custom of (a person) or for (a thing). 3 intr. a Brit. spy out the movements and condition of racehorses in training. b US offer racing tips for a share of the resulting profit. --n. a person employed in touting. øøtouter n. [ME tute look out = ME (now dial.) toot (OE totian) f. Gmc]

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