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pout

verb [I or T]     /paʊt/
to push the lower lip forward to show you are annoyed, or to push both lips forward in a sexually attractive way: Vanessa always pouts if she doesn't get what she wants. Caroline pouts her lips when she's putting on lipstick.Grimacing and frowningSexual attractionAttractive pout     noun [C] She didn't say anything but I could tell from her pout that she wasn't very pleased.Grimacing and frowningSexual attractionAttractive
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