What does Clout mean?

A term that indicates having influence or power, especially politically. This can be attributed to many factors, like fame or wealth.

Clout

Other definitions of Clout:

  • Communicates having power, influence, wealth, being famous, or having immense style.
  • To hit hard with a fist or another hard object.
  • In baseball, this can refer to a hard hit, especially an extra-base hit.

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How to use the term Clout:

  • The political clout of the primary education sector in the struggle for resources is clearly limited.

  • I've got some clout within that group, so I can get it done.

  • He gave him a vicious clout in the second round that he's still reeling from.

  • A hard clout to left field drove in a run in the bottom of the 8th.


More slang terms:

HB2U

HB2U

Happy birthday to you

OBE

OBE

Overcome By Events