flounc·​ing | \ ˈflau̇n(t)-siŋ How to pronounce flouncing (audio) \

Definition of flouncing

: material used for flounces

Examples of flouncing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Director Ryan Bergmann is another holdover from the original production, as is his blissfully accomplished cast, spearheaded by Drew Droege in a flouncing, uproarious drag turn that brings down the house. F. Kathleen Foley, latimes.com, "Lust, secrets, murder: Dive into the drag-rific world of 'Die, Mommy, Die!'," 17 May 2018

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First Known Use of flouncing

1862, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of flouncing was in 1862

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“Flouncing.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flouncing. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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not to be intimidated or subdued

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