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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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Instead of flouncing out on Miss Leibowicz she was her usual unfailingly polite self.
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KISS OFF: Sharon gives host Dermot a peck on the cheek before flouncing out; BUST-UP: X Factor judges Sharon Osbourne and Dannii Minogue; KEN MCKAY/REX FEATURES / WENN/NEWSPICS
Her ever cheerful pursuit of a singing career in the face of that most savage of misfortunes - she can't sing - is enough to put those flouncing Pop Idol rejects to eternal shame.
And Mel Gibson evaded some hit men by flouncing about as a flamboyant hairdresser in the 1990 turkey Bird on a Wire.
Cue a plunge into depression and a flouncing out of the Twitter community.
Instead of flouncing out on Miss Leibovitz she was her usual unfailingly polite self.
"I don't do autographs," she said stonily, before flouncing out of the studio.
It used to amaze me that [gay] singer-front man Freddie Mercury could come flouncing to the front of the stage and address all the hard young boys in the crowd as "my little bathing beauties" and get away with it!