Noun(1) a target used in archery(2) special advantage or influence(3) a short nail with a flat head; used to attach sheet metal to wood(4) (boxing
Verb(1) strike hard, especially with the fist
(1) It will have such political clout and such economic power that it will dictate the terms.(2) There are few people in the world of popular music who have as much influence and clout as he does.(3) And with their financial clout , it is hard to argue that they would not have a significantly positive economic impact on the economy.(4) That said, he delivered a swift clout round about her ears.(5) He had no idea what the fuss was about but fetched her a good clout round the ear just to be sure.(6) I would welcome back the past, where scrumping apples would earn you a clout around the ear.(7) Computer-related businesses exerted enormous economic clout as the twentieth century ended.(8) That reflects a relationship where the company is using its monopoly clout to drive some hard bargains.(9) The cat bounced out of the carrier, fetched his companion a good clout round the ears, and made off to his bowl where he sat, waiting with no patience at all for his delayed breakfast.(10) I think television has 10 times the clout of any column.(11) he helps the women clout their pans(12) Sure, business interests deserve some clout in a democracy, but this is ridiculous.(13) To my dismay, one small box of carefully packed pottery ornaments must have received a heavy clout at some time in the past few years and many of the pieces were chipped, or rubbed.(14) a clout round the ear(15) I knew she carried a lot of clout(16) But critics say they are little more than a toothless watchdog, lacking the clout to change entrenched practices.
(1) clout nail :: clout fao
1. smack ::
2. influence ::
3. poke ::
4. clout nail ::
5. pull ::
6. hit ::
Different Formsclout, clouted, clouting, clouts
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