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Definition of "pouter" [pout•er]

  • One that pouts. (noun)
  • One of a breed of pigeons capable of distending the crop until the breast becomes puffed out. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pouter" in a sentence
  • "But the fact of the rapidly increasing difficulty found in producing by ever such careful selection, any further extreme in some charge already carried very far (such as the tail of the "fan-tailed pigeon" or the crop of the "pouter"), is certainly, so far as it goes, on the side of the {117} existence of definite limits to variability."
  • "Loren is a great figure of Italian cinema, but she's more of a pouter than an actress."
  • "Mean Mainstream Media - another pouter who won't take responsibility for their actions. rednekhank"