Synonyms for flounder
- cast about
- come apart at the seams
- drop the ball
- fall down
- foul up
- go at backwards
- go to pieces
- make a mess of
- miss one's cue
- screw up
- slip up
- stub one's toe
- trip up
- work at
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLOUNDER
And with his head still turned, Andrew felt a shock and flounder.
Let dear Aristide flounder about; this only moulds young people.
What we've done so far, you might best describe as flounder.
If there was a sump-hole in sight, that horse was sure to flounder into it.
Only when she came to describe Bim and to tell of what he said, did she flounder.
I have floundered unawares into the pitfall, and now I must flounder out.
It would be very pretty if it were otherwise, but that's how we flounder.
It must have been a big one, because a halibut is flat, like a flounder, isn't it?
Those who followed were compelled to flounder on the best way they could.
"And leagues of morass to flounder through, by the look of this coast," said Joe.