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flunk

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verb \ˈfləŋk\

Simple Definition of flunk

  • : to get a failing grade in (something, such as an examination or course)

  • : to give a failing grade to (someone)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of flunk

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to fail especially in an examination or course

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  to give a failing grade to

  5. 2 :  to get a failing grade or result in

flunker

noun

Examples of flunk in a sentence

  1. If I flunk this class, I have to take it over again.

  2. If I flunk, I have to take this class over again.

  3. The teacher had to flunk two students.



Origin and Etymology of flunk

perhaps blend of flinch and funk


First Known Use: 1823


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flunk

noun

Definition of flunk

  1. :  an act or instance of flunking



1846

First Known Use of flunk

1846

Rhymes with flunk


FLUNK Defined for Kids

flunk

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verb \ˈfləŋk\

Definition of flunk for Students

flunked

flunking

  1. :  1fail 1 <I flunked the test.>





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