flaunt


flaunt
flaunt parade, expose, display, exhibit, *show
Analogous words: *boast, brag, vaunt, gasconade: *reveal, disclose, discover, divulge: advertise, publish, broadcast, proclaim, *declare
Contrasted words: cloak, mask, *disguise, dissemble, camouflage: conceal, *hide, screen, secrete, bury

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  • Flaunt — is a monthly American fashion culture magazine founded by the current editor in chief, Luis Barajas, and creative director, Jim Turner, also the founders of Detour magazine. Long Nguyen, a third founder and style director, also was working on… …   Wikipedia

  • flaunt´er — flaunt «flnt, flahnt», verb, noun. –v.t. to show off; try to impress others with; display ostentatiously or obtrusively: »She flaunts her riches before her friends. SYNONYM(S): flourish, obtrude. –v.i. 1. to parade oneself boastfully, impudently …   Useful english dictionary

  • flaunt — [ flɔnt ] verb transitive to deliberately try to make people notice your possessions, beauty, abilities, etc., because you want them to admire you: Lawrence didn t flaunt his wealth; he lived a simple life. flaunt yourself: Models flaunted… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • flaunt — flaunt, flout The two words are unrelated. To flaunt means ‘to display ostentatiously’: • Women should have it both ways they should be able to flaunt their sexuality and be taken seriously E. Wurtzel, 1998. To flout means ‘to show contempt for… …   Modern English usage

  • Flaunt — (fl[aum]nt or fl[add]nt; 277), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flaunted}; p. pr. & vb. n.. {Flaunting}.] [Cf. dial. G. flandern to flutter, wave; perh. akin to E. flatter, flutter.] To throw or spread out; to flutter; to move ostentatiously; as, a flaunting …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flaunt — Flaunt, v. t. To display ostentatiously; to make an impudent show of. If you ve got it, flaunt it. [1913 Webster +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flaunt It — may refer to:*Flaunt It (album), a 1986 album by Sigue Sigue Sputnik *Flaunt It (song), a 2006 song by TV Rock …   Wikipedia

  • flaunt — flaunt·er; flaunt·ing·ly; flaunt; …   English syllables

  • flaunt — ► VERB ▪ display ostentatiously. USAGE It is a common error to use flaunt when flout is intended. Flaunt means ‘display ostentatiously’, while flout means ‘openly disregard (a rule or convention)’. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • flaunt´i|ly — flaunt|y «FLN tee, FLAHN », adjective. flaunting; showy. –flaunt´i|ly, adverb. –flaunt´i|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • flaunt|y — «FLN tee, FLAHN », adjective. flaunting; showy. –flaunt´i|ly, adverb. –flaunt´i|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary


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