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pouting

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

given to or displaying a resentful silence and often irritability
  • stayed in a pouting mood until her boyfriend apologized, though he didn't have the vaguest idea what he was apologizing for

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pouting

verb
present participle of pout

Synonyms & Antonyms of pouting (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to extend outward beyond a usual point
  • her lips pouted as she glared at him silently

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2 to silently go about in a bad mood
  • pouted and didn't say a word to anyone all morning

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“Pouting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pouting. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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