Translation of "clout" - English-Spanish dictionary

clout

verb uk /klaʊt/ us informal

to hit someone or something with the hand or with a heavy object

dar un tortazo a
Quigley clouted me smartly across the side of the head.
noun uk /klaʊt/ us

[ no plural ] power and influence over other people or events

peso, influencia
The Queen may have privilege but she has no real political clout.

informal the act of hitting someone or something with your hand or with a heavy object

tortazo
If the photocopier stops working, just give it a clout.

(Translation of “clout” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

clout

noun /klaut/

(informal) a powerful hit with the hand or some other hard object

Tortazo
He gave the boy a clout around the ear.

(informal) power or influence

Influencia
He carried a lot of clout on the local council

(Translation of “clout” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)