flounder flounder  /f ˈlaʊn dər/


  1. (n) flesh of any of various American and European flatfish
  2. (n) any of various European and non-European marine flatfish
  3. (v) walk with great difficulty
  4. (v) behave awkwardly; have difficulties


  1. As the economy continues to flounder, many families are forgoing summer vacations in favor of staying at home.
  2. Even in the past decade of flounder and drift, the wisdom was always conventional.


  1. Rollover facing changing tide

    The days of dropping a line and hooking a large flounder, pulling it from the teeming waters of Rollover Pass may soon be a thing of the past.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Orange Leader

  2. Outdoors report: June 14

    Outdoors report: June 14 Guide Mike Williams of Tarpon Express reported limits of kingfish and scattered sharks and jack crevalle. Guide Josh Arscott reported two-man limits of flounder while gigging. Guide Mark Talasek reported scattered catches of trout while drifting. Waders have taken better catches on topwaters and plastics. Bass action has been best on worms in the morning and late evening.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. RFA flounder tournament was a success

    The first annual RFA Bass River Summer Flounder Tournament is now in the record books, and we can safely say that it was a grand success.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Asbury Park Press

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  1. "The cost of allowing an economy to flounder is very high in lost output and rising unemployment," said James Glassman, chief domestic economist at JPMorgan Chase & Company.
    on Nov 6, 2008 By: James Glassman Source: New York Times

  2. "What helped the economy to flounder is a wrong economic policy. I promise to rebuild the economy and put Japan on a growth track," Kan, making his first stump speech for the race, said in front of more than 1,000 people in Osaka.
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Naoto Kan Source: The Japan Times

  3. "The reality is that if we let people just flounder and not help them, we're shooting ourselves in the foot," said Heather Boushey, senior economist at the left-leaning Center for American Progress.
    on Oct 7, 2009 By: Heather Boushey Source: Los Angeles Times

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