flounce out of

phr verb
Flounce out of is used with these nouns as the object: ↑room

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  • flounce — I. /flaʊns / (say flowns) verb (i) (flounced, flouncing) 1. to go (away, off, out, etc.) with an impatient or angry fling of the body: to flounce out of a room in a rage. 2. to throw the body about, as in floundering or struggling; twist; turn;… …   Australian English dictionary

  • flounce — Synonyms and related words: amble, antic, barge, bead, beading, bejewel, beribbon, bespangle, binding, blunder, bob, bordering, bordure, bounce, bowl along, bundle, caper, capriole, caracole, careen, career, carry on, cavort, clump, crease,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • flounce — [[t]fla͟ʊns[/t]] flounces, flouncing, flounced 1) VERB If you flounce somewhere, you walk there quickly with exaggerated movements, in a way that shows you are annoyed or upset. [V adv/prep] She flounced out of my room in a huff... She will… …   English dictionary

  • flounce — I UK [flaʊns] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms flounce : present tense I/you/we/they flounce he/she/it flounces present participle flouncing past tense flounced past participle flounced to walk quickly in an impatient way, because you are… …   English dictionary

  • flounce — flounce1 [flauns] v [I always + adverb/preposition] [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: Probably from a Scandinavian language] to walk in a quick determined way without looking at people because you are angry ▪ She flounced out of the room. flounce 2… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • flounce — flounce1 [ flauns ] verb intransitive to walk quickly, in an impatient way, because you are angry: She flounced out of the room. flounce flounce 2 [ flauns ] noun count 1. ) a wide piece of cloth that is formed into folds and fastened for… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • flounce — 1. v. & n. v.intr. (often foll. by away, about, off, out) go or move with an agitated, violent, or impatient motion (flounced out in a huff). n. a flouncing movement. Etymology: 16th c.: orig. unkn.: perh. imit., as bounce, pounce 2. n. & v. n. a …   Useful english dictionary

  • flounce — 1 verb (intransitive always + adv/prep) to move in a way that shows that you are angry (+ out/off/past etc): Sandra flounced out of the room. 2 noun 1 (C) a band of cloth on clothing that is stitched into folds as a decoration 2 (singular) a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • flounce — I. intransitive verb (flounced; flouncing) Etymology: perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian flunsa to hurry Date: 1542 1. a. to move with exaggerated jerky or bouncy motions < flounced about the room, jerking her shoulders,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • flounce — flounce1 /flowns/, v., flounced, flouncing, n. v.i. 1. to go with impatient or impetuous, exaggerated movements: The star flounced out of the studio in a rage. 2. to throw the body about spasmodically; flounder. n. 3. an act or instance of… …   Universalium

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