pouty

adjective \ ˈpau̇-tē \
|Updated on: 13 Jun 2018

Definition of pouty

poutier; poutiest
1 : sulky 1
2 : expressive of displeasure

Examples of pouty in a Sentence

  1. we could tell from the way she turned pouty that she'd lost the tennis match

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First Known Use of pouty

1799

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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