: to fail especially in an examination or course
: to give a failing grade to
: to get a failing grade or result in
— flunk·er noun
Examples of FLUNK
- If I flunk this class, I have to take it over again.
- If I flunk, I have to take this class over again.
- The teacher had to flunk two students.
Origin of FLUNK
perhaps blend of flinch
First Known Use: 1823
Related to FLUNK
- bomb, collapse, crater, flame out, flop, fail, fold, founder, miss, strike out, tank, wash out
- click, come off, deliver, go, go over, pan out, succeed, work out
Rhymes with FLUNK
First Known Use of FLUNK
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