Translation of "tout" - English-Russian dictionary

tout

verb uk us /taʊt/
PRAISE [ T ]

to praise someone or something in order to make people think that they are important

расхваливать
[ often passive ] He is being touted as the next big star.
SELL [ I, T ] mainly UK

to try to persuade people to buy something

навязывать товар
Drug dealers were seen touting for business outside schools.

(Translation of “tout verb” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)