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 Pablo Mari limps off; David Luiz, Arsenal’s flouncing and chaotic center-back, comes on. James Parker, The Atlantic, "My Soccer Fandom Is Out of Shape," 18 June 2020 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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“Flouncing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flouncing. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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