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Princeton's WordNet

  1. failing, flunk(verb)

    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 it(verb)

    fail to get a passing grade

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


  1. flunk(Verb)

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

    He flunked math, again.

    Etymology: Alteration of funk, or perhaps a .

  2. flunk(Verb)

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

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

    Etymology: Alteration of funk, or perhaps a .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flunk(verb)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. Funk.]

  2. Flunk(verb)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. Funk.]

  3. Flunk(noun)

    a failure or backing out

    Etymology: [Cf. Funk.]

  4. Flunk(noun)

    a total failure in a recitation

    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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    Song lyrics by flunk -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by flunk on the Lyrics.com website.

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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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