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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who jeers or mocks or treats something with contempt or calls out in derision.

Usage examples (10)
  • Verb (used with object) : to flout the rules of propriety
  • Well, sir, which is it, flag-bearer or flouter, torch or torturer, that best describes the Islamic Republic's relationship to human rights?
  • Apparently, he is among many things a stubborn control freak, a flouter of authority at every turn, and a weirdo who goes way too far with the clown routine.
  • As a persecuted dissident and flouter of the one-child rule, the party could not have punished him more for having yet another child so he was fully prepared to try to... for more
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