Meaning of 'clout'

Find the meaning of the word ‘clout’

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Meaning of ‘clout’

5 definitions found.



a blow with the fist, in boxing

Example: "I gave them a clout on their nose."


a short nail with a flat head

Synonyms: clout nail


special advantage or influence

Synonyms: pull


a target used in archery


to strike hard, especially with the fist

Example: "The pedestrian clouted their assailant angrily."

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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