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Meaning of flounce

flounce

Pronunciation: (flouns), [key]
— v., n. flounced, flounc•ing,
—v.i.
  1. to go with impatient or impetuous, exaggerated movements: The star flounced out of the studio in a rage.
  2. to throw the body about spasmodically; flounder.
—n.
  1. an act or instance of flouncing; a flouncing movement.

flounce

Pronunciation: (flouns), [key]
— n., v., flounced, flounc•ing.
—n.
  1. a strip of material gathered or pleated and attached at one edge, with the other edge left loose or hanging: used for trimming, as on the edge of a skirt or sleeve or on a curtain, slipcover, etc.
—v.t.
  1. to trim with flounces.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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