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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.
See also: flounce, out
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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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
On the right is an "enchanting dress with double cape sleeves" while the inset picture shows a "flounced dress with fashion's favourite touch of nylon lace in the soft cape sleeves".
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.
As sure as night follows day, KYM MARSH has flounced out of Hear'Say - is anyone surprised?
That did not stop three casualties crying, while Baroness Warsi was so cross at being removed as party co-chairman, she flounced home to Dewsbury, Yorkshire, an aide claimed.
She said, "I'm gone - out," then flounced off the set before the end of the live show.
FROM the moment Humberside's police chief David Westwood flounced out of an interview with Newsnight's Jeremy Paxman he was finished.
Befitting their new "celebrity status" Judith flounced into the High Court this week with a blonde hairdo, low-cut top and a gold necklace bearing the word 'FOXY' while Alan sported shades and a naff stars and stripes tie.
The fluorescent light over the two writing teachers' heads flickered during the first class of the new semester--Writing for the Major--and the dais where they sat was flounced with a red skirt.
"Hilariously, when JT went over to chat to him, two men flounced off, failing "Hilariously, when JT went over to chat to him, two men flounced off, failing to recognise Justin and thinking he was George's latest conquest.
Stunned viewers watched as Osbourne, 55, flounced out in a huff mid-broadcast, claiming she was leaving for good.
A friend said last night: "Everyone's trying to make out Julie flounced out when she didn't get treated like a star.
MEG AND DENNIS: Divorced; MEG RYAN: Flounced out of the studio when our Eamonn asked for her autograph
Hilariously, when JT went over to chat to him, two men flounced off, failing to recognise Justin and thinking he was Hilariously, when JT went over to chat to him, two men flounced off, failing to recognise Justin and thinking he was George's latest conquest.
RUMOURS that Julie Goodyear threw her toys out of the pram and flounced out of Granada because Street bosses wouldn't let her character have an affair with 30-year-old jailbird Joe Carter are gaining credence.