verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of flaunt
Examples from the Web for flaunt
“We live in a society where there are girls who are in love with theirself and flaunt it but the majority are insecure,” says one.Cara Delevingne Posts Protest Picture Of Her Boob (With Taped-Out Nipple)|Tom Sykes|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As the Middle East sinks further into chaos, the Americans and Israelis flaunt a luxury that neither can afford.
Do we get to see Jon Snow flaunt his skills with the ladies in Season 4?Kit Harington: Game of Thrones’ Jon Snow Learns to Fight Dirty|Marlow Stern|April 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Why so many people are so eager to flaunt their musical bona fides by loathing Coldplay.Why Is It Cool to Hate Coldplay? A First Listen of New Album ‘Ghost Stories’|Andrew Romano|March 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But on their off hours, they embrace 'kawaii,' the trend of dressing in a cute, almost child-like style, to flaunt individuality.
She—she who was accustomed to flaunt in a "changeable" silk, and her bonnet had an ostrich plume!The Storm Centre|Charles Egbert Craddock
Now that they were out, he forgot for a moment the self-amusing plaint of conjugal separation to flaunt his triumph.The Grandissimes|George Washington Cable
He was motivated, I am convinced, by a desire to flaunt the Proposal as a party document.
Animals have their lairs to hide in, but we are forced to flaunt our shame.The Road to Damascus|August Strindberg
What right did she have to walk in here and flaunt a body like that in his face?Twelve Times Zero|Howard Carleton Browne
British Dictionary definitions for flaunt
Word Origin for flaunt
Word Origin and History for flaunt
1560s, "to display oneself in flashy clothes," of unknown origin; perhaps a variant of flout or vaunt. It looks French, but it corresponds to no known French word. Transitive sense is from 1827. Related: Flaunted; flaunting.