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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One of a breed of pigeon that enlarge their crop until their breast is puffed out; Someone with a habitually sullen or gloomy expression.

Usage examples (33)
  • Nor a whiner or pouter like so many who seem to post.
  • She was a pouter, a thrower of chess pieces, a disengager.
  • He stroked the beard down smoothly over his pouter-pigeon chest.
  • The bulging chest often indicates no more than pouter-pigeon bluff temporarily put on. for more
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