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Synonyms for tout

to increase or seek to increase the importance or reputation of by favorable publicity

Synonyms for tout

someone who buys tickets to an event in order to resell them at a profit

someone who advertises for customers in an especially brazen way

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one who sells advice about gambling or speculation (especially at the racetrack)

advertize in strongly positive terms

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Tough new legislation could see touts face a huge pounds 20,000 fine or even jail time, with cases fast-tracked through the courts system.
When the touts see a police car they scatter and run away, only to return when they see we have left the area.
But anyone tempted to risk buying from a tout is being told by Lambeth Council "it's not worth it".
The police cannot do very much - if there is a definite forgery it is deception and they can act, but they don't have the powers to stop the touts.
At one time, the image of a tout was an unsavoury character hanging round a street corner, furtively looking over their shoulders.
We will continue to work with all our partners to clampdown on illegal touts.
We do not approve of touts or the resale of tickets.
This news comes a week after WWE's announcement that the global entertainment company became an investor and strategic marketing partner of Tout Industries, Inc.
The Daily Record has been campaigning for more than a year against touts and touting websites who appear to work hand in hand with huge companies like Ticket-master.
Now Niall, 22, has backed the Sunday Mirror's campaign to clamp down on the sites that allow touts to target giggoers with huge mark-ups.
The nation's lifeline is reeling under the organised rackets of touts across cities -- Delhi, Mumbai, Patna, Lucknow, and in the smaller towns of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.
TICKET touts are being targeted by police as the city prepares to host Olympic football matches at the Ricoh Arena.
JOCKEY Club Racecourses has urged the government to admit horseracing to the inner circle of sports seeking new legislation to curb the activities of ticket touts.
Liverpool and AC Milan have been allocated 17,000 seats each in Athens - and touts are making thousands by meeting the huge shortfall.
THE GAA is set to order an investigation into how huge numbers of tickets for this weekend's GAA quarter finals fell into the hands of touts.