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