A cloth; a piece of cloth or leather; a patch; a rag.
- A blow, especially with the fist.
- Baseball A long powerful hit.
- Sports An archery target.
- Informal Influence; pull: "Women in dual-earner households are gaining in job status and earnings ... giving them more clout at work and at home” ( Sue Shellenbarger).
- Informal Power; muscle.
- Chiefly Midland U.S. A piece of cloth, especially a baby's diaper.
- To hit, especially with the fist.