from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that pouts.
  • noun Any of several breeds of domestic pigeon capable of distending the crop until the breast becomes puffed out.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which pouts. Specifically
  • noun 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.
  • noun Same as pout .
  • noun A sportsman whose game is poults or young grouse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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


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