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Meaning of FLAUNT

Pronunciation:  flont

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of displaying something ostentatiously; "his behavior was an outrageous flaunt"
  2. [v]  display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously
 

FLAUNT is a 6 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: flash, ostentate, show off, swank
 
 See Also: display, display, exhibit, expose, splurge

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Flaunt\ (? or ?; 277), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flaunted};
    p. pr. & vb. n.. {Flaunting}.] [Cf. dial. G. flandern to
    flutter, wave; perh. akin to E. flatter, flutter.]
    To throw or spread out; to flutter; to move ostentatiously;
    as, a flaunting show.
    
          You flaunt about the streets in your new gilt chariot.
                                                   --Arbuthnot.
    
          One flaunts in rags, one flutters in brocade. --Pope.
    
    
  2. \Flaunt\, v. t.
    To display ostentatiously; to make an impudent show of.
    
    
  3. \Flaunt\, n.
    Anything displayed for show. [Obs.]
    
          In these my borrowed flaunts.            --Shak.
    
    
 
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