flounce

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flounce in (to some place)

to move into a place with exaggerated or jerky motions. A couple of teenagers flounced into the store and started examining the most expensive merchandise. They flounced in and caught the eye of the security guard.
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flounce out (of some place)

to bounce or bound out of some place. She turned up her nose and flounced out of the shop. She flounced out in anger.
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I would ask her why she calls your place home when, at an age when she should have flounced out of the nest, she considers you to have failed her so badly.
The juxta-position with the Princess (Nina Scott-Stoddart), who flounced in, opulently dressed and deliciously vile, was remarkable in voice as well as in view.
I'd flounced off to our bedroom and the last thing I expected Duncan to do was to follow me and get down on one knee asking me to marry him," said Helen, 31.
Tarango was so enraged at being docked a point for abusing the crowd in his 1998 match against Alexander Mronz that he simply picked up his kit-bag and flounced off court mid-match.
Later, in a flounced red dress, the dancer swirled the Fabric as if it were a flag unfurling, and, in a final feat of dazzling virtuosity, skittered across the stage with the velocity of a bullet train, abruptly stopping before blowing a kiss to the crowd.
Chilina Kennedy, Craig Bennett, Gary Lynch and Colleen Fitzpatrick (in an ill-advised and very weird-looking striped and flounced skirt) all seemed very pleased to join Donna Mills and Sharon Lawrence in sipping Absolut cosmopolitans and filling up on salmon, lamb chops and stuffed chicken bites as the party raged well into the late hours.
The costumes featured include a cream linen dress worn by Cate Blanchet in Elizabeth I, a dark aqua-blue velvet frock coat with gold and blue frogging, as worn by Max Beasley in the TV drama Tom Jones, and a grey silk dress with full flounced three-tiered skirt overlaid with black patterned net worn by Lee Remick in The Euro-peans.
It flounced with lace and a discreet veil lent an air of mystery as Uma walked down the aisle.
but it looks like even her co-stars can't believe what she flounced up in this time.
When I refused to lie for her last time, she flounced off to sulk at her friend's for two days.
The fiery 55-year-old flounced out of the show after two of her acts finished bottom of the poll.
BLONDE AMBITION: Sienna at Wimbledon and Kate on the catwalk; FUR ENOUGH: The twinned trendsetters go for an ethnically hairy look; SIENNA; Achingly cool in flounced mini and studded belt at Glastonbury; KATE; PICK-ME-UPS: Sienna with dog and Kate with daughter
BASILIO AND KITRI DANCED A PASSIONATE CONTEMPORATY PAS DE DEUX IN THE FOREST WHERE THEY WERE CAPTURED BY A BAND OF GYPSIES, WHOSE SEXY WOMEN UNDULATED THEIR TORSOS AND FLOUNCED THEIR RUFFLED SKIRTS.
Spotted on the amphitheater lawn, which was covered in sand for the event: figure skating champ Tara Lipinski, cute as a button in a white tank and lavender flounced skirt; just-ousted ``American Idol'' contestant Ryan Starr, still showing off that admirable abdomen; ``24'' star Kiefer Sutherland, hot and hunky in a black T and jeans; and former ``Dark Angel'' Jessica Alba, in khaki pants, black T and a black newsboy cap.