flounce


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flounce in

To move into some place or thing in a bouncy or spasmodic manner. That girl flounced in like she owned the place—typical of someone who's underage.
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flounce into (some place)

To move into some place or thing in a bouncy or spasmodic manner. That girl flounced into the bar like she owned the place—typical of someone who's underage.
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flounce out

To move out of some place or thing in a bouncy or spasmodic manner. Jenna's annoyance was evident by how she flounced out.
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flounce out of (some place)

To move out of some place or thing in a bouncy or spasmodic manner. Jenna's annoyance was evident by how she flounced out of the place.
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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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Fascinated by the Tunisian and the Egyptian revolutions that overthrew the two tyrannical regimes in the two countries, Libyan citizens and human rights activists decided to make the 5th memorandum of Benghazi flounce as an occasion to defend their rights and liberties.
Some believe the presence of a meniscal flounce on MR imaging results from laxity of the joint from ligamentous injury and distension of the joint capsule and internal structures by joint effusions.
Surely, there's a nursery that specializes in flounce?
She went on: "I wasn't quite sure what a flounce was, but anyway.
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Subtract 7" from the recorded length to account for the flounce. The featured skirt is 23" long, including the flounce.
Today the Sun and Moon are at odds with each other so you take a quarter turn rather a full one; you walk gently in a new direction rather than spin and flounce off.
I'm proud to be British because this is the only country I know where girls force themselves to flounce around in mini-skirts in a beer garden, even on a freezing, rain-spattered night.
Supply teacher Judith Cookson told the TES: "There are too many anger management people and their ilk who give children the idea that it is their right to flounce out of lessons for time out because they have problems with their temper.
Perhaps the point is, if dads flounce off in a huff, the dinner still gets made.
Take a basic shift dress to the next level by adding a yoke, flounce and sleeve trim.
The era is convincingly re-created and there are plenty of opportunities for Knightley and co-star Kelly Macdonald to flounce around in showy costumes.
Chefs are turning their backs (with a stroppy flounce no doubt) on balsamic vinegar.