"tout" in the noun sense
1. tout, ticket tout
someone who buys tickets to an event in order to resell them at a profit
2. tout, touter
someone who advertises for customers in an especially brazen way
3. tipster, tout
one who sells advice about gambling or speculation (especially at the racetrack)
"tout" in the verb sense
advertize in strongly positive terms
"This product was touted as a revolutionary invention"
2. boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade
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