What does flounce mean?

Definitions for flounce
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. frill, flounce, ruffle, furbelow(noun)

    a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim

  2. flounce(verb)

    the act of walking with exaggerated jerky motions

  3. flounce(verb)

    walk emphatically

Wiktionary

  1. flounce(Noun)

    A strip of decorative material, usually pleated, attached along one edge; a ruffle.

  2. flounce(Noun)

    The act of flouncing.

  3. flounce(Verb)

    To move in an exaggerated, bouncy manner

  4. flounce(Verb)

    : To flounder; to make spastic motions.

  5. flounce(Verb)

    To decorate with a flounce.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flounce(verb)

    to throw the limbs and body one way and the other; to spring, turn, or twist with sudden effort or violence; to struggle, as a horse in mire; to flounder; to throw one's self with a jerk or spasm, often as in displeasure

  2. Flounce(noun)

    the act of floucing; a sudden, jerking motion of the body

  3. Flounce(noun)

    an ornamental appendage to the skirt of a woman's dress, consisting of a strip gathered and sewed on by its upper edge around the skirt, and left hanging

  4. Flounce(verb)

    to deck with a flounce or flounces; as, to flounce a petticoat or a frock

  5. Origin: [Cf. OSw. flunsa to immerge.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Flounce

    flowns, v.i. to move abruptly or impatiently—n. an impatient gesture. [Prob. cog. with Norw. flunsa, to hurry, Sw. prov. flunsa, to souse.]

  2. Flounce

    flowns, n. a plaited strip sewed to the skirt of a dress.—v.t. to furnish with flounces.—n. Floun′cing, material for flounces. [Earlier form frounce—O. Fr. fronce, fronche, prob. from L. frons, forehead; or Old High Ger. runza, a wrinkle, Ger. runze.]

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How to say flounce in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flounce in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flounce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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Translations for flounce

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  • волан, украсявам с волани, втурвам се, хвърлям сеBulgarian
  • VolantGerman
  • reunus, reunustaa, röyhelö, harppoa, [[koristella#Finnish, harppominen, [[poistua]] [[näyttävästi]], röyhelöidä, röyhelöintiFinnish
  • volanRomanian
  • karner, otperjati, volan, ukrasiti volanimaSerbo-Croatian

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