: to show displeasure by thrusting out the lips or wearing a sullen expression
- Sure, you have sports figures misbehaving today. John McEnroe pouts and snarls and curses at tennis judges twice his age, on television …
- —Roy Blount Jr.
: to push out or purse the lips in a sexually suggestive way
- … appears in adverts surrounded by gorgeous, pouting blondes.
- —The Economist
: to be moodily silent : sulk
- If they invited her out, she declined the invitation. When they went out, she would be pouting when they came home.
- —Susan Sheehan