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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.
See also: flounce, of, out

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
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Baste two gathering stitches along one flounce straight upper edge using a 1/4 and 1" seam allowance.
Pull each bobbin thread until the flounce edge and armscye circumference match.
Insert the flounce right side up over one sleeve cap right side, aligning the raw edges and aligning the flounce seamline with the sleeve underarm seamline; baste.
Drafted as a circle, or more precisely a donut, this type of flounce is the easiest to create and attach.
Measure the garment seamline length where the flounce is desired; record.
Measure and mark the from the upper-edge seamline the desired flounce width plus the needed hem allowance.
Lay the front flounce over a piece of pattern or tracing paper.
From the first contrasting denim (1/2 yard), cut one yoke on the fold, one front flounce on the fold, one back flounce on the fold, and two straps.
Align the flounce upper edge with the front lower edge, right sides together and matching raw edges; pin.
A Spanish flamenco theme added ruffles and flounces to seductively low necklines and hemlines.
MR imaging has allowed the incidental observation of a meniscal flounce with a prevalence of 0.2% to 6%.
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.
In our patient, a meniscal flounce was observed in a patient with a fully extended knee in the presence of a recent complete tear of an ACL graft.
Subtract 7" from the recorded length to account for the flounce. The featured skirt is 23" long, including the flounce.
Download the Feeling Flouncy flounce pattern from sewnews.