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
flunk

more about flunk

flunk


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flunk  \Flunk\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Flunked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Flunking}.]  [Cf.  {Funk}.] 
  To  fail  as  on  a  lesson;  to  back  out  as  from  an  undertaking, 
  through  fear. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flunk  \Flunk\,  v.  t. 
  To  fail  in  to  shirk,  as  a  task  or  duty.  [Colloq.  U.S.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flunk  \Flunk\,  n. 
  A  failure  or  backing  out  specifically  (College  cant),  a 
  total  failure  in  a  recitation.  [U.S.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  flunk 
  v  :  fail  to  get  a  passing  grade;  "She  studied  hard  but  failed 
  nevertheless";  "Did  I  fail  the  test?"  [syn:  {fail},  {bomb}, 
  {flush  it}]  [ant:  {pass}] 




more about flunk