Meaning of flunk

flunk

Pronunciation: (flungk), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to fail in a course or examination.
  2. to fail and be unable to continue in: He flunked out of flight school.
—v.t.
  1. to fail to get a passing mark in: to flunk math.
  2. to give a failing grade to; remove (a student) as unqualified from a school or course.
—n.
  1. a failure, as in a course or examination.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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