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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtouttout1 /taʊt/ ●○○ verb πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [transitive]PRAISE to praise something or someone in order to persuade people that they are important or worth a lot πŸ”Š his much touted musicalbe touted as something πŸ”Š Nell is being touted as the next big thing in Hollywood.2 [intransitive, transitive] especially British EnglishBBTPERSUADE to try to persuade people to buy goods or services you are offeringtout for business/custom British English (=look for customers) πŸ”Š Minicab drivers are not allowed to tout for business.3 [intransitive, transitive] American EnglishDGGDSH to give someone information about a horse in a raceβ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
toutβ€’ Cooper had touted Aikman to Donahue when the player was in high school.β€’ But it is not a core curriculum like that being touted by test-and-measure statehouse reformers.β€’ By spring, the re-election campaign will be ready to respond, touting Clinton with television spots in selected cities.β€’ Slick ads tout everything from beauty products to electronic gadgets.β€’ About the most obscure thing touted is the fountain in Fountain Hills.β€’ Pippin was hyped as a games machine before the company wised up and starting touting it as an Internet device.β€’ Those touting mandatory uniforms point to the successes in Long Beach.β€’ Chef Foley was one of the first to tout Midwestern cuisine.be touted as somethingβ€’ Marijuana has been touted as a useful treatment for glaucoma.β€’ The Rockies are touted as having guaranteed snow.β€’ Other businesses can be touted as triumphs by other investment banks.tout for business/customβ€’ But a Eurotunnel spokeswoman dismissed the findings as' intended to allow hypnotherapists to tout for business.β€’ The competition was intense and the shop managers would actually stand in the street touting for business.β€’ The surveyor wrote to successful grant applicants touting for custom.β€’ They have even given up their company cars and now tout for business in the firm's delivery van.