Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun clout

4 senses of clout

Sense 1
clout -- (a target used in archery)
       => target, mark -- (a reference point to shoot at; "his arrow hit the mark")

Sense 2
pull, clout -- (special advantage or influence; "the chairman's nephew has a lot of pull")
       => advantage, vantage -- (the quality of having a superior or more favorable position; "the experience gave him the advantage over me")

Sense 3
clout nail, clout -- (a short nail with a flat head; used to attach sheet metal to wood)
       => nail -- (a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener)

Sense 4
punch, clout, poke, lick, biff, slug -- ((boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose")
       => blow -- (a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb clout

1 sense of clout

Sense 1
clout -- (strike hard, especially with the fist; "He clouted his attacker")
       => strike -- (deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon; "The teacher struck the child"; "the opponent refused to strike"; "The boxer struck the attacker dead")

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