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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One who sells advice about gambling or speculation (especially at the racetrack); Someone who advertises for customers in an especially brazen way; Someone who buys tickets to an event in order to resell them at a profit;

Usage examples (3)
  • The move is part of the sold-out festival's attempts to beat ticket touts who sell forged tickets for the popular music event.
  • Again inspiration comes from across the water - 'tout' seems the mot de jour.
  • 'Oh! but I'm going to Jawleyford Court,' responded our friend, thinking the man was the 'tout' of the tavern. for more
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