Thesaurus

clout

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of clout

(Entry 1 of 2)

2 the power to direct the thinking or behavior of others usually indirectly
  • has a great deal of clout in the film industry

Synonyms for clout

Words Related to clout

Near Antonyms for clout

clout

verb

Synonyms of clout (Entry 2 of 2)

to deliver a blow to (someone or something) usually in a strong vigorous manner
  • clouted the nail with the hammer and drove it all the way into the wood

Synonyms for clout

Words Related to clout

Phrases Synonymous with clout

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About clout

Time Traveler for clout

Time Traveler

The first known use of clout was before the 12th century

See more words from the same century

Thesaurus Entries Near clout

cloudy

clout

clouted

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Clout.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/clout. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on clout

Nglish: Translation of clout for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of clout for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!