flouncy

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[floun-see]

Origin of flouncy

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flouncy

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[floun-see]
adjective, flounc·i·er, flounc·i·est.
  1. decorated with flounces: an elaborate flouncy blouse.

Origin of flouncy

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Examples from the Web for flouncy

Contemporary Examples of flouncy

  • For all we know, he wore a flouncy dress—he certainly owns a few.

  • Of course, many were, lending the dog show a heartier aesthetic than the flouncy, feminine tone on the runways.

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    Hot Dogs!

    Rebecca Dana

    February 16, 2010

  • Think ruffles, Peter Pan collars, and flouncy skirts, all heading in one direction—turning your clothes inside out.

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    The Art of Voyeurism

    Tracy Quan

    July 16, 2009

Historical Examples of flouncy

  • As I held it at arm's length a faint, familiar perfume stole up from its flouncy depths.

    The Master Mummer

    E. Phillips Oppenheim