Translation of "tout" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

See all translations Search "tout" in English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


uk /taʊt/ us /taʊt/

tout verb (MAKE KNOWN)

[ T ] to advertise, talk about, or praise something or someone repeatedly, especially as a way of encouraging people to like, accept, or buy something

The minister has been touting these ideas for some time. 作為教育部長,一段時間以來她一直在宣傳這些理念。
He is being widely touted as the next leader of the party. 到處都在宣傳他是下任社會民主黨領袖。
A local car dealership was touting its services/wares on the radio. 幾家保險公司正在當地電台進行宣傳。

[ I ] mainly UK to repeatedly try to persuade people to buy your goods or services

There were hundreds of taxis at the airport, all touting for business/custom. 機場有數百輛出租車,都在拉生意/招徠乘客。


[ T ] UK US scalp disapproving to sell tickets for something such as a sports game or theatre performance unofficially, usually at a much higher price than the official price

£30 seats for the match were being touted for £500. 30英鎊的比賽門票被票販子高價賣到500英鎊。

toutnoun [ C ]

uk /taʊt/ us /taʊt/ UK US scalper disapproving

a person who touts tickets

Britain's best-known ticket tout once boasted that he could get you tickets for anything. 英國最有名的票販子曾經誇海口說他甚麼票都能弄到。

(Translation of “tout” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)