verb (used without object)
to parade or display oneself conspicuously, defiantly, or boldly.
to wave conspicuously in the air.
verb (used with object)
to parade or display ostentatiously:
to flaunt one’s wealth.
to ignore or treat with disdain:
He was expelled for flaunting military regulations.
the act of flaunting.
Obsolete. something flaunted.
to display (possessions, oneself, etc) ostentatiously; show off
to wave or cause to wave freely; flutter
the act of flaunting
1560s, “to display oneself in flashy clothes,” of unknown origin; perhaps a variant of flout or vaunt. It looks French, but it corresponds to no known French word. Transitive sense is from 1827. Related: Flaunted; flaunting.
[flawn-tee] /ˈflɔn ti/ adjective, flauntier, flauntiest. 1. (of persons) given to display; inclined to be ostentatious, showy, or vain. 2. (of things) gaudy; flashy; ostentatious. /ˈflɔːntɪ/ adjective flauntier, flauntiest 1. (mainly US) characterized by or inclined to ostentatious display or flaunting
[flou-tah, -tuh] /ˈflaʊ tɑ, -tə/ noun 1. a tightly rolled corn tortilla filled with shredded meat, chopped vegetables, or cheese, usually deep fried and garnished with sour cream, guacamole, or salsa.
[flaw-tist, flou-] /ˈflɔ tɪst, ˈflaʊ-/ noun 1. . /ˈflɔːtɪst/ noun 1. a player of the flute n. 1860, from Italian flautista, from flauto “flute” (from Late Latin flauta; see flute (n.)) + Greek-derived suffix -ista.
1. variant of before a vowel: flavone. (in prescriptions) 1. .