Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “clout”


noun /klaut/
(informal) a powerful hit with the hand or some other hard object
He gave the boy a clout around the ear.
(informal) power or influence
He carried a lot of clout on the local council financial/political clout.
(Definition of clout from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “clout” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


(done by) moving the arm below shoulder level

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More