Definition of Flout. Meaning of Flout. Synonyms of Flout

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Definition of Flout

Flout
Flout Flout, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flouted; p. pr. & vb. n. Flouting.] [OD. fluyten to play the flute, to jeer, D. fluiten, fr. fluit, fr. French. See Flute.] To mock or insult; to treat with contempt. Phillida flouts me. --Walton. Three gaudy standards flout the pale blue sky. --Byron.
Flout
Flout Flout, v. i. To practice mocking; to behave with contempt; to sneer; to fleer; -- often with at. Fleer and gibe, and laugh and flout. --Swift.
Flout
Flout Flout, n. A mock; an insult. Who put your beauty to this flout and scorn. --Tennyson.

Meaning of Flout from wikipedia

- is possible to flout a maxim and thereby convey a different meaning than what is literally said. Often in conversation, a speaker flouts a maxim to produce...
- March 2020. Ghosh, Sohini; Jha, Vaibhav (23 March 2020). "In Gujarat, 93 flouted self-isolation rules in 10 days, FIRs against 10". The Indian Express....
- The Guardian. Swinford, Steven; Hamilton, Fiona (23 May 2020). "****mings flouted rules with visit to parents 250 miles away". The Times. Roberts, Mic****e...
- original on 22 February 2020. Retrieved 20 March 2020. "Italians scolded for flouting lockdown as death toll nears 3,000". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Archived...
- mentors parti****te in a televised pre-show event where they can once more flout their tribute’s merits to garner favor amongst the people. They are given...
- Finding Committee. Successive governments and their security forces have flouted constitutional principles and have been accused of human rights abuses...
- approval. The DFB have a system of fines and points deductions for clubs who flout rules and those who go into the red can only buy a player after selling...
- 7, 2019. Donn, Jeff, Jewish charities benefit as Eric Trump Foundation flouts standards to favor pet projects Archived April 10, 2017, at the Wayback...
- original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 24 June 2016. ****unta, Mary (2006). "BAT flouts tobacco-free World Cup policy". University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia...
- the couple is not in residence. A neighbouring family said the proposals flouted local planning regulations, and the application was put on hold temporarily...
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