Simple Definition of flunk
: to get a failing grade in (something, such as an examination or course)
: to give a failing grade to (someone)
Full Definition of flunk
: to fail especially in an examination or course
1 : to give a failing grade to
2 : to get a failing grade or result in
Examples of flunk in a sentence
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 and funk
First Known Use: 1823
Definition of flunk
: an act or instance of flunking
First Known Use of flunk
FLUNK Defined for Kids
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