from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that pouts.
  • n. One of a breed of pigeons capable of distending the crop until the breast becomes puffed out.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who habitually pouts; a sourpuss
  • n. A breed of pigeon that inflates its crop

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, pouts.
  • n. A variety of the domestic pigeon remarkable for the extent to which it is able to dilate its throat and breast.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which pouts. Specifically
  • n. A long-legged breed of domestic pigeons, named from their characteristic habit of pouting, or puffing up the breast, sometimes to surprising size and almost globular shape.
  • n. Same as pout .
  • n. A sportsman whose game is poults or young grouse.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone with a habitually sullen or gloomy expression
  • n. one of a breed of pigeon that enlarge their crop until their breast is puffed out


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