browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
flouting

more about flouting

flouting


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flout  \Flout\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Flouted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Flouting}.]  [OD.  fluyten  to  play  the  flute,  to  jeer,  D. 
  fluiten  fr  fluit,  fr  French.  See  {Flute}.] 
  To  mock  or  insult;  to  treat  with  contempt. 
 
  Phillida  flouts  me  --Walton. 
 
  Three  gaudy  standards  flout  the  pale  blue  sky.  --Byron. 




more about flouting