Meaning of clout

Definition of clout

(noun) a target used in archery
special advantage or influence; "the chairman's nephew has a lot of pull"
a short nail with a flat head; used to attach sheet metal to wood
(boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose"
(verb) strike hard, especially with the fist; "He clouted his attacker"

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