US: /ˈtaʊt/
UK: /tˈa‍ʊt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

tout /taut/
  • danh từ+ (touter)/'tautə/
    • người chào khách; người chào hàng
    • người chuyên rình dò mách nước cá ngựa
    • nội động từ
      • chào khách; chào hàng
      • rình, dò (ngựa đua để đánh cá)
        • to tout for something: rình mò để kiếm chác cái gì

    Advanced English dictionary

    verb, noun
    + verb
    1 [VN] ~ sb/sth (as sth) to try to persuade people that sb/sth is important or valuable by praising them/it: She's being touted as the next leader of the party. + Their much-touted expansion plans have come to nothing.
    2 ~ (for sth) (especially BrE) to try to persuade people to buy your goods or services, especially by going to them and asking them directly: [V] the problem of unlicensed taxi drivers touting for business at airports + [VN] He's busy touting his client's latest book around London's literary agents.
    3 [V, VN] (BrE) (AmE scalp) to sell tickets that you have bought at one price at a higher price, especially outside a theatre, STADIUM, etc.
    + noun (also ticket tout) (both BrE) (AmE scalper) a person who buys tickets for concerts, sports events, etc. and then sells them to other people at a higher price

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 hawk, peddle, sell, promote, talk up, Colloq push, plug:
    They tout these new headache tablets as miraculous.
    2 tipster:
    He is often seen with racetrack touts.

    Concise English dictionary

    +someone who buys tickets to an event in order to resell them at a profit
    +someone who advertises for customers in an especially brazen way
    +one who sells advice about gambling or speculation (especially at the racetrack)
    +advertize in strongly positive terms
    +show off