verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of flout
words often confused with flout
OTHER WORDS FROM floutflouter, nounflout·ing·ly, adverbun·flout·ed, adjective
Words nearby flout
Example sentences from the Web for flout
It was a big story—indicating that Israel was continuing to flout international law to prevent Hezbollah from getting weapons.How the Syrian War Subreddit Scoops Mainstream Media|Nina Strochlic|November 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Republicans could flout their own resentments and true believers.Democrats Need to Stop Attacking Obama’s Budget and Wake Up to Reality|Robert Shrum|April 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
How do you openly flout a landmark Supreme Court ruling and not suffer any consequences?Supreme Court Outlawed Executing Mentally Retarded, But Texas Does It Anyway|David R. Dow|August 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He chose the country and let Alice flout contemporary morals, carousing and smoking in public.Kate Upton’s Congressman Uncle and More Scandalous Political Ties|Ben Jacobs|February 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A pardon would flout the principle that even the president is not above the law.
It is one of the oldest institutions of the country, which even we upon our hundred acres would not have dared to flout.Thirty Years in Australia|Ada Cambridge
We English, once upon a time, did especially flout the little nation then acting a history that proved worth the writing.Ceres' Runaway|Alice Meynell
Couldn't afford to offend Railway Directors, yet wouldn't do to flout numerous body of working-men, chiefly voters.
Very easy it is for you, who have the impudence to flout kings, to talk thus to one who is frightened of strangers.The Court Jester|Cornelia Baker
Is it a safe thing, think you, Sir Count, to jest with a princess in her own land and then come back to flout her for it?Joan of the Sword Hand|S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett