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flounce

noun

1 flounce

A strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim.

synonyms: frill, furbelow, ruffle.

Roget 231: edge, verge, brink, brow, brim, margin, border, confine, skirt, rim, flange, side, mouth; jaws, ... show more

Roget 258: fold, plicature, plait, pleat, ply, crease; tuck, gather; flexion, flexure, joint, elbow, double, doubling, ... show more

Dutch: volant
Polish: falbana, falbanka



2 flounce

The act of walking with exaggerated jerky motions.

verb

1 flounce

Walk emphatically.

Roget 315: be agitated &c.; shake; tremble, tremble like an aspen leaf; quiver, quaver, quake, shiver, twitter, twire, writhe, toss, shuffle, ... show more

Roget 309: leap; jump up, jump over the moon; hop, spring, bound, vault, ramp, cut capers, trip, skip, dance, caper; ... show more

Dutch: wegbenen


Moby thesaurus: amble, antic, barge, bead, beading, bejewel, beribbon, bespangle, binding, blunder, bob, bordering, bordure, bounce, bowl along, bundle, caper, capriole, caracole, careen ... show more.

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