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    clout - Dictionary definition and meaning for word clout

    (noun) a target used in archery Definition
    (noun) special advantage or influence
    Synonyms : pull
    Example Sentence
    • the chairman's nephew has a lot of pull
    (noun) a short nail with a flat head; used to attach sheet metal to wood
    Synonyms : clout nail
    (noun) (boxing) a blow with the fist
    Synonyms : biff , lick , poke , punch , slug
    Example Sentence
    • I gave him a clout on his nose
    (verb) strike hard, especially with the fist
    Example Sentence
    • He clouted his attacker
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for clout

clout sounds like cloud. cloud have gr8 influence over a region.

call out(=clout) your ex girlfriend/boyfriend 's name on the crossroad. You will get a blow from his/her spouse.

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~call+out: whenever a umpire calls out for a wrong decision it has a great influence and the batsman get's a hard blow

lout-l@#d@--resembles this argot,which is easily learned ,when u are influenced by social or political people.so wen u tell this to someone,u would get a hard blow ,with there fist..

cl(call) + out.In cricket match umpire will give out(decision). So they have great influence.

clout -> tout; tout has great influence to persuade some thing

Scout has great influence on school students so as clout has influence over something.

When a bowler "Calls out" by saying Howzzat it has a"Great influence "on the umpire.

clout=cl(ear)+out u hv enof influence to ask all to clear out!!

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