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

3 senses of tout

Sense 1
tout, ticket tout -- (someone who buys tickets to an event in order to resell them at a profit)
       => scalper -- (someone who buys something and resells it at a price far above the initial cost; "he got theater tickets through a scalper")

Sense 2
tout, touter -- (someone who advertises for customers in an especially brazen way)
       => advertiser, advertizer, adman -- (someone whose business is advertising)

Sense 3
tipster, tout -- (one who sells advice about gambling or speculation (especially at the racetrack))
       => adviser, advisor, consultant -- (an expert who gives advice; "an adviser helped students select their courses"; "the United States sent military advisors to Guatemala")

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

2 senses of tout

Sense 1
tout -- (advertize in strongly positive terms; "This product was touted as a revolutionary invention")
       => pronounce, label, judge -- (pronounce judgment on; "They labeled him unfit to work here")

Sense 2
boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade -- (show off)
       => overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify -- (to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery")

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