What does the word flaunt mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To display ostentatiously; parade.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • The act of flaunting.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A boast; vaunt.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To display ostentatiously.

Usage examples for flaunt

  1. As even in a border, stayed between two lines of solid- coloured galloon, flowers and fruit do not stand forever upright without help, the weaver gave probability to his abundant mass by tying it here and there with a knot of ribbon and letting the ribbon flaunt itself as ribbons have ever done to the delight of the eye that loves a truant. – The Tapestry Book by Helen Churchill Candee
  2. But you are beginning to flaunt bad qualities which are not your own. – Plays by August Strindberg, Second series by August Strindberg
  3. Camberwell, when willows grew about a village stream, long since dry, named a butterfly; but Camberwell Beauties, though they sleep sometimes in Surrey woodstacks, and flaunt their white- laced wings in Surrey sunshine perhaps twice in a summer, fly no more by brooks in Camberwell. – Highways and Byways in Surrey by Eric Parker