What does the word flounce mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To furnish with flounces.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A gathered or plaited strip on a skirt.

  • Part of speech: verb intransitive

  • To fling oneself about petulantly.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • The act of flouncing; a fling.

Usage examples for flounce

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