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flounce

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishflounceflounce1 /flaʊns/ verb [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š ANGRYto walk in a quick determined way without looking at people because you are angry πŸ”Š She flounced out of the room.β†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
flounceβ€’ The trendies of Carnaby Street flounced around in military uniforms, sporting flowers of peace where medals once had hung.β€’ Miranda Panda, very pleased with herself, flounced back to her seat.β€’ She flounces into the living room and holds open the door.β€’ Most whites likely to sympathise with it flounced out of his National Party long ago.β€’ She flounced past him, her arms full of table-coverings.β€’ Then Bette flounced up and cleared her throat nervously.
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ldoce_110_bflounceflounce2 noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 DCC[countable] a wide band of cloth with folds, which is stitched onto the edge of a skirt, dress, shirt, or curtain as a decoration πŸ”Š The dress had red satin flounces at the bottom.2 [singular]ANGRY a way of walking in a quick determined way without looking at people, because you are angry πŸ”Š She walked off with a flounce.
Examples from the Corpus
flounceβ€’ In the morning, she rose early and dressed in her plainest clothes, flounces and frills had no place in business.β€’ One wore a tattered summer dress in pink spotted cotton with double flounces, the other a pinafore over a checked blouse.β€’ Alas, the tempo tweaking didn't end with Mordkovitch's final flounce off the platform.β€’ Her skirt lacked hoops or flounces.β€’ When the lady is laid out, it is in a mob-cap and an embroidered headband, and neatly pressed flounces.β€’ Holding my eye, Caduta parted the flounces of her shirt.β€’ She wears a white childlike party frock, edged with lace, stiffened with gauze, decorated with flounces and bows.
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Verb table
flounce
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyflounce
he, she, itflounces
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyflounced
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave flounced
he, she, ithas flounced
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad flounced
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill flounce
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have flounced
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam flouncing
he, she, itis flouncing
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you, we, theyare flouncing
Past
I, he, she, itwas flouncing
you, we, theywere flouncing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been flouncing
he, she, ithas been flouncing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been flouncing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be flouncing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been flouncing
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