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Flounce

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Noun

1. flounce, frill, furbelow, ruffle

a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim

2. flounce

the act of walking with exaggerated jerky motions

Verb

3. flounce

walk emphatically

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Flounce

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verb
1. (intr; often foll by about, away, out, etc)
to move or go with emphatic or impatient movements
noun
2. 
the act of flouncing
noun
an ornamental gathered ruffle sewn to a garment by its top edge

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Flounce

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verb intransitiveWord forms: flounced or ˈflouncing
1. 
to move with quick, flinging motions of the body, as in anger
2. 
to twist or turn abruptly; jerk
noun
3. 
the act of flouncing
noun
1. 
a piece of cloth, often gathered or pleated, sewn on by its upper edge to a skirt, sleeve, etc.; wide, ornamental ruffle
verb transitiveWord forms: flounced or ˈflouncing
2. 
to trim with a flounce or flounces

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Flounce

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n.
A strip of decorative, usually gathered or pleated material attached by one edge, as on a garment or curtain.
tr.v. flounced, flounc·ing, flounc·es
To trim with a strip or strips of gathered or pleated material.
intr.v. flounced, flounc·ing, flounc·es
1.
a. To move in a lively or bouncy manner: The children flounced around the room in their costumes.
b. To move with exaggerated or affected motions: flounced petulantly out of the house.
2. To move clumsily; flounder.
n.
The act or motion of flouncing.

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