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Definition of "flounces" []

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of flounce. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "flounces" in a sentence
  • "A short, stout person presents a most ridiculous appearance when she attires herself in flounces, puffs, and furbelows until she resembles a wine tun."
  • "But a tall, thin, long-waisted person can revel in flounces and puffs, and bows, and if not too heavily ladened with them, looks far better than with flat straight trimmings."
  • "That exhibition demonstrated the ways in which Spain's sartorial inheritance—the matador's embroidered bolero, the flounces of Flamenco, the lace veils of Catholicism, the stark outerwear of shepherds—had been absorbed and abstracted into Cristóbal Balenciaga's masterly and vastly influential Paris couture."