flounce

Part of speech: verb

To furnish with flounces.

Part of speech: noun

A gathered or plaited strip on a skirt.

Part of speech: verb

To fling oneself about petulantly.

Part of speech: noun

The act of flouncing; a fling.

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Usage examples "flounce":

  1. I want you to run up a tear in my flounce." - "Love Me Little, Love Me Long", Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English.
  2. Madame, there is a hair- pin caught in the flounce below your right ankle. - "The Genius", Margaret Horton Potter.
  3. The same idea has been carried out in flounce and hangings. - "Historic Homes", Mary H. Northend.