- To exhibit ostentatiously or shamelessly: flaunts his knowledge. See Synonyms at show. (verb-transitive)
- Usage Problem To show contempt for; scorn. (verb-transitive)
- To parade oneself ostentatiously; show oneself off. (verb-intransitive)
- To wave grandly: pennants flaunting in the wind. (verb-intransitive)
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