Synonyms of clout


1. clout, target, mark

usage: a target used in archery

2. pull, clout, advantage, vantage

usage: special advantage or influence; "the chairman's nephew has a lot of pull"

3. clout nail, clout, nail

usage: a short nail with a flat head; used to attach sheet metal to wood

4. punch, clout, poke, lick, biff, slug, blow

usage: (boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose"


1. clout, strike

usage: strike hard, especially with the fist; "He clouted his attacker"

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

Definition and meaning of clout (Dictionary)