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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To go with sudden determination. Also: a strip of fabric attached by the upper edge.

Usage examples (38)
  • . . .but at last she appeared, being a stout lady with a flounce of flannel petticoat below a nankeen gown.
  • She flounced -- 'flounce' was the only appropriate word!
  • What you all made fun of as a "flounce" out of the conversation I saw as frustration at being treated like a piece of dirt.
  • A fine picot braid edges each side of the flounce. for more
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