flounce1 / flouns/ • v. [intr.] go or move in an exaggeratedly impatient or angry manner: he stood up in a fury and flounced out. ∎ move with exaggerated motions: she flounced around, playing the tart and flirting. • n. [in sing.] an exaggerated action, typically intended to express one's annoyance or impatience: she left the room with a flounce. flounce2 • n. a wide ornamental strip of material gathered and sewn to a piece of fabric, typically on a skirt or dress; a frill. • v. [as adj.] (flounced) trimmed with a flounce or flounces: a flounced skirt. DERIVATIVES: flounc·y / ˈflounsē/ adj.
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