‘Pouty’

pout |pout|

verb [ intrans. ]

push one’s lips or one’s bottom lip forward as an expression of petulant annoyance or in order to make oneself look sexually attractive : she lounged on the steps, pouting | [ trans. ] he shrugged and pouted his lips.

• (of a person’s lips) be pushed forward in such a way : her lips pouted provocatively.

noun

a pouting expression : his lower lip protruded in a sulky pout.

DERIVATIVES

adverb

poutingly

adjective

pouty

ORIGIN Middle English (as a verb): perhaps from the base of Swedish dialect puta ‘be inflated.’ Compare with “pout”

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