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Princeton's WordNet

  1. failing, flunkverb

    failure to reach a minimum required performance

    "his failing the course led to his disqualification"; "he got two flunks on his report"

  2. fail, flunk, bomb, flush itverb

    fail to get a passing grade

    "She studied hard but failed nevertheless"; "Did I fail the test?"


  1. flunkverb

    Of a student, to fail a class; to not pass.

    He flunked math, again.

  2. flunkverb

    Of a teacher, to deny a student a passing grade.

    Unsatisfied with Fred's progress, the teacher flunked him.

  3. Etymology: Alteration of funk, or perhaps a.


  1. Flunk

    Flunk is a Norwegian electronic band consisting of producer Ulf Nygaard, guitarist Jo Bakke, vocalist Anja Øyen Vister, and bassist Ole Kristian Wetten. Drummer Erik Ruud played with the band between 2012 and 2020.


  1. flunk

    To fail at something, particularly a course, test, or examination.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flunkverb

    to fail, as on a lesson; to back out, as from an undertaking, through fear

  2. Flunkverb

    to fail in; to shirk, as a task or duty

  3. Flunknoun

    a failure or backing out

  4. Flunknoun

    a total failure in a recitation

  5. Etymology: [Cf. Funk.]


  1. Flunk

    Flunk is a Norwegian electronic band consisting of producer Ulf Nygaard, guitarist Jo Bakke, drummer Erik Ruud, and vocalist Anja Oyen Vister.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flunk in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flunk in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of flunk in a Sentence

  1. Author Unknown:

    One thing about the school of experience is that it will repeat the lesson if you flunk the first time.

  2. Stanley Garn:

    If the aborigine drafted an IQ test, all of Western civilization would presumably flunk it.

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