Thesaurus / flout
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
It is one of the oldest institutions of the country, which even we upon our hundred acres would not have dared to flout.
THIRTY YEARS IN AUSTRALIAADA CAMBRIDGE
We English, once upon a time, did especially flout the little nation then acting a history that proved worth the writing.
CERES' RUNAWAYALICE MEYNELL
Couldn't afford to offend Railway Directors, yet wouldn't do to flout numerous body of working-men, chiefly voters.
Very easy it is for you, who have the impudence to flout kings, to talk thus to one who is frightened of strangers.
THE COURT JESTERCORNELIA BAKER
Is it a safe thing, think you, Sir Count, to jest with a princess in her own land and then come back to flout her for it?
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
Van Mander heard from Holbein's circle a story which modern pedantry is inclined to flout.
Lawyers must suspend their practice and must resist the power of the Government which has chosen to flout public opinion.
FREEDOM'S BATTLEMAHATMA GANDHI
The little man would stand, a sneer on his face and his thin lips contemptuously curled, and flout the lad's brave labors.
BOB, SON OF BATTLEALFRED OLLIVANT
But the Star-Child heeded not their words, but would frown and flout, and go back to his companions, and lead them.
A HOUSE OF POMEGRANATESOSCAR WILDE
Kun'l Gid Ward can never flout and jeer that the man that has married his sister was nothin' but a prop'ty-hunter.
THE SKIPPER AND THE SKIPPEDHOLMAN DAY
WORDS RELATED TO FLOUT
- be remiss
- break rules
- fly in face of
- go counter to
- not heed
- not listen
- not mind
- pay no attention to
- rise in arms
- run riot
- set aside
- take law into own hands
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