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flouncing

[ floun-sing ]
/ ˈflaʊn sɪŋ /
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noun
material used in making flounces.
trimming consisting of a flounce.
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Origin of flouncing

First recorded in 1760–70; flounce2 + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for flouncing

flouncing
/ (ˈflaʊnsɪŋ) /

noun
material, such as lace or embroidered fabric, used for making flounces
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