\ ˈpau̇-tē How to pronounce pouty (audio) \
poutier; poutiest

Definition of pouty

2 : expressive of displeasure

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Examples of pouty in a Sentence

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

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Get pouty and keep chapstick or lipgloss in your bag. Hannah Orenstein, Seventeen, "TK Easy Flirting Tips That'll Sweep Anyone Off Their Feet," 4 Dec. 2017 Kylie’s makeup empire, worth over $900 million, was built on her full lip aesthetic, though her coveted lip kits weren’t totally responsible for her pouty look. Danielle Corcione, Teen Vogue, "Getting Lip Fillers Removed: What You Need to Know," 11 July 2018 Baby Kate also a bears striking resemblance to her oldest son, Prince George, who has become known for making the most adorable pouty faces in public. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Kate Middleton's Adorable Christening Photos Have Been Revealed," 8 July 2018 Prince George stole the show at his Aunt Pippa's wedding last year as a particularly pouty page boy. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Prince George Will Be a Page Boy in His Uncle Harry's Wedding," 16 May 2018 Kim put the heart filter on Chi, who was bopping around and making adorable faces and pouty lips at the camera. Isabel Greenberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kim Kardashian Appears to Reveal That Her Daughter Chicago Does Have a Middle Name," 2 July 2018 Now, the rest of the guys are pouty, and Lincoln is glowing. Rebecca Farley, refinery29.com, "The Bachelorette Season 14, Episode 2 Recap: Are We Human Or Are We Model?," 5 June 2018 Because even hearing Sessions’s name is enough to spark a pouty hissy fit from the 71-year-old president. Adam K. Raymond, Daily Intelligencer, "Report: Trump and Sessions Can’t Bring Themselves to Utter the Other’s Name," 6 June 2018 Given Prince George's propensity for pouty faces, Kate may need to be on-hand to offer some inspiration. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Who Will Wrangle All the Bridesmaids and Page Boys at the Royal Wedding," 17 May 2018

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First Known Use of pouty

1799, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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