HyperDic: clout

English > 5 senses of the word clout:
NOUNcommunicationclouta target used in archery
attributeclout, pullspecial advantage or influence
artifactclout, clout naila short nail with a flat head
actclout, punch, poke, lick, biff, slug(boxing) a blow with the fist
VERBcontactcloutstrike hard, especially with the fist
clout > pronunciation
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English > clout: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA target used in archery.
Broadertarget, markA reference point to shoot at
English > clout: 5 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningspecial advantage or influence.
Synonympull
Broaderadvantage, vantageThe quality of having a superior or more favorable position
Spanishfuerza, preeminencia
Catalanpreeminència
English > clout: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA short nail with a flat head; used to attach sheet metal to wood.
Synonymclout nail
BroadernailA thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener
English > clout: 5 senses > noun 4, act
Meaning(boxing) a blow with the fist.
Example"I gave him a clout on his nose"
Synonymspunch, poke, lick, biff, slug
Categoryboxing, pugilism, fisticuffsfighting with the fists
Narrowercounterpunch, parry, counterA return punch (especially by a boxer)
haymaker, knockout punch, KO punch, Sunday punchA hard punch that renders the opponent unable to continue boxing
hookA short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent
jabA quick short straight punch
rabbit punchA short chopping blow to the back of the neck
sucker punchAn unexpected punch
BroaderblowA powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
Spanishbofetada, gancho, paliza, pinchazo, punch, puñetazo, puñete, tortazo
Catalanclatellot, mastegot, punyada
Verbscloutstrike hard, especially with the fist
English > clout: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningstrike hard, especially with the fist.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThe fighter managed to clout his opponent
Example"He clouted his attacker"
Broaderstrikedeliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon
Spanishcruzar el rostro, dar un tortazo
Nounsclout(boxing) a blow with the fist

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