flounce flounce  /f ˈlaʊns/


  1. (n) a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim
  2. (n) the act of walking with exaggerated jerky motions
  3. (v) walk emphatically



  1. The pulpit is a red flounce curtain draped over a desk; broken windows let the swirling central China dust coat the whitewashed walls.
  2. For ensemble acts, the chorines, seated around the room, suddenly pull off their evening gowns and, with very little on, flounce into their routines.


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tacit tacit
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