Synonyms for clout

Synonyms for (noun) clout

Synonyms: lick, clout, slug, biff, poke, punch

Definition: (boxing) a blow with the fist

Usage: I gave him a clout on his nose

Similar words: blow

Definition: a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon

Usage: a blow on the head


Synonyms: clout, clout nail

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

Similar words: nail

Definition: a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener


Synonyms: clout, pull

Definition: special advantage or influence

Usage: the chairman's nephew has a lot of pull

Similar words: vantage, advantage

Definition: the quality of having a superior or more favorable position

Usage: the experience gave him the advantage over me


Synonyms: clout

Definition: a target used in archery

Similar words: mark, target

Definition: a reference point to shoot at

Usage: his arrow hit the mark

Synonyms for (verb) clout

Synonyms: clout

Definition: strike hard, especially with the fist

Usage: He clouted his attacker

Similar words: strike

Definition: deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon

Usage: The teacher struck the child; the opponent refused to strike; The boxer struck the attacker dead