Saturday, February 21, 2009

Clout: Definition 1: to hit someone with the intent of knocking some sense into them rather than causing long-term physical damage.

Use In A Sentence: "I gave him a good clout around the ear. He won't try that with the hamster again."

Definition 2: someone who wields a vast amount of influence in a particular sphere.

Use In A Sentence: "He's got a lot of clout in the field of haberdashery.

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