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Pronunciation : Flout
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [OD. fluyten to play the flute, to jeer, D. fluiten, fr. fluit, fr. French. See Flute.]
Definition : Defn: To mock or insult; to treat with contempt. Phillida flouts me. Walton. Three gaudy standarts lout the pale blue sky. Byron.

t. [imp. & p. p. Flouted; p. pr. & vb. n. Flouting.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Flout
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To practice mocking; to behave with contempt; to sneer; to fleer; -- often with at. Fleer and gibe, and laugh and flout. Swift.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Flout
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: A mock; an insult. Who put your beauty to this flout and scorn. Tennyson.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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