Origin of flail
How to use flail in a sentence
I enjoyed whipping through enemies with a flail that increases in speed and momentum the more its swung.‘Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’ impressions: Rekindling the spirit of the series|Elise Favis|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
The firing of a new executive brought in to shake up the flailing show is getting dead-movie-star tabloid coverage.
As he performs, he can be seen flailing around on the street in front of a setting sun.Meet Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, aka L. Jinny, the Ali G of Evil|Olivia Nuzzi|August 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But can a 22-year-old winning formula save a flailing system?‘Mario Kart 8’ May Be Nintendo’s Shell-Throwing Savior|Alec Kubas-Meyer|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What do you do when your political career is flailing and the election is only weeks away?The Strange Texas Political Ad That Parodies Frozen|Ben Jacobs|May 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A flailing genre seems revitalized, if “revitalized” means youth, though not female, or black, or openly gay talent.
Men rushed to get away from the reach of those flailing arms.Hunters Out of Space|Joseph Everidge Kelleam
It was like an inexpert boxer flailing according to rules unknownand Greys face flamed and actually turned anxious.Erskine Dale--Pioneer|John Fox
He balled his fists and hammered air like a windmill, arms flailing, striking flesh often enough to batter Larry toward the floor.A Place in the Sun|C.H. Thames
But always, when a fly was hit, his ear registered the crack of the flailing bat, and his eye followed the ascending ball.The Boy Scouts of Lakeville High|Leslie W. Quirk
He drove them to the sidewalk, flailing away at those within reach.The Sheriff's Son|William MacLeod Raine