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Definition of "flouting" []

  • Present participle of flout. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "flouting" in a sentence
  • "GEORGETOWN, Guyana: The opposition Alliance for Change (AFC) party in Guyana boycotted Thursday's sitting of Parliament over what it called the flouting of Parliamentary Standing Orders by the People's Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) government."
  • "Princess Caroline's biographer remarks that "all her life, [she] took a childish delight in flouting convention, even if this meant exposing her decidedly lustful nature"; this rebellious streak, accompanied by her "outlandish ways and bizarre dress sense" combined to give Caroline an eccentricity not becoming in a female member of the British court, let alone its royal family (Fraser 28, 227)."
  • "When the old merchant heard this ill flouting from the damsel, he was wroth with wrath exceeding beyond which was no proceeding and said to the broker, “O most ill-omened of brokers, thou hast not brought into the market this ill-conditioned wench but to gibe me and make mock of me before the merchants.”"