One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he's touting his autobiography’
peddle, sell, hawk, offer for sale, market, vend
promote, talk up, push, flaunt, advertise, publicize, puff, give a puff to
informal flog, hype, plug
2‘minicab drivers were touting for business’
solicit, seek, drum up
ask, petition, appeal, canvas, beg
3‘he's being touted as the next Scotland manager’
commend, endorse, praise, recommend, support, urge, push, speak of, talk of
ticket tout, illegal salesman
North American informal scalper
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