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flaunt


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flaunt  \Flaunt\  (?  or  ?;  277),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Flaunted}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n..  {Flaunting}.]  [Cf.  dial.  G.  flandern  to 
  flutter,  wave;  perh.  akin  to  E.  flatter,  flutter.] 
  To  throw  or  spread  out  to  flutter;  to  move  ostentatiously; 
  as  a  flaunting  show 
 
  You  flaunt  about  the  streets  in  your  new  gilt  chariot. 
  --Arbuthnot. 
 
  One  flaunts  in  rags,  one  flutters  in  brocade.  --Pope. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flaunt  \Flaunt\,  v.  t. 
  To  display  ostentatiously;  to  make  an  impudent  show  of 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flaunt  \Flaunt\,  n. 
  Anything  displayed  for  show  [Obs.] 
 
  In  these  my  borrowed  flaunts.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  flaunt 
  n  :  the  act  of  displaying  something  ostentatiously;  "his 
  behavior  was  an  outrageous  flaunt"  [syn:  {flaunting}] 
  v  :  display  proudly  [syn:  {flash},  {show  off},  {swank}] 




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