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Meaning of FLUNK

Pronunciation:  flungk

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  fail to get a passing grade; "She studied hard but failed nevertheless"; "Did I fail the test?"

FLUNK is a 5 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: bomb, fail, flush it
 Antonyms: make it, pass



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Flunk\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flunked}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Flunking}.] [Cf. {Funk}.]
    To fail, as on a lesson; to back out, as from an undertaking,
    through fear.
  2. \Flunk\, v. t.
    To fail in; to shirk, as a task or duty. [Colloq. U.S.]
  3. \Flunk\, n.
    A failure or backing out; specifically (College cant), a
    total failure in a recitation. [U.S.]
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: be found wanting, be unsuccessful, bollix, botch, bungle, bust, come to grief, fail, fail of success, fiasco, flunk out, foozle, go bankrupt, hash, labor in vain, lose, mess, muddle, not come off, not pass, not work, wash out, washout