Synonyms and Antonyms of tout

  1. 1 to praise or publicize lavishly and often excessively a new cleaning agent touted as the only product a homeowner needs for all his or her cleaning chores Synonyms ballyhoo, blow up, crack up, cry up, glorify, trumpet, tub-thump Related Words acclaim, applaud, extol (also extoll), laud, magnify; commend, compliment, eulogize; advance, advertise, announce, blare, blaze, blazon, boost, herald, offer, plug, promote, publicize; assert, aver, claim, declare, lay down, make out, proclaim, pronounce

  2. 2 to declare enthusiastic approval of statements from several former patients touting the doctor's alleged cancer cure Synonyms accredit, applaud, cheer, crack up, hail, laud, praise, salute, acclaimRelated Words bravo, clap, rise (to); ballyhoo; approve, commend, endorse (also indorse), favor, recommend, root (for), support; celebrate, emblazon, eulogize, extol (also extoll), glorify, magnify, sing; adulate, belaud, flatter, overpraise; deify, idolizeNear Antonyms belittle, discommend, disparage, put down; blame, censure, reprehend, reprobate; admonish, chide, criticize, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reprove; castigate, excoriate, keelhaul, lambaste (or lambast), skewer, slag [chiefly British], vilifyAntonyms knock, pan, slam

  3. 3 to provide publicity for an avalanche of ads touting the new movie Synonyms ballyhoo, hype, pitch, plug, promote, talk up, publicizeRelated Words advertise, bark, merchandise (also merchandize), sell; push; acclaim, hail, laud, praise; endorse (also indorse), plump (for), plunk (for) or plonk (for); recommend, review; announce, broadcast, publish

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to criticize severely

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