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See definition of flouting on Dictionary.com
  • as inmordacity
  • as inmordancy
  • as insarcasm
  • as intrenchancy

synonyms for flouting

  • acerbity
  • acidity
  • acridity
  • acrimony
  • aspersion
  • banter
  • bitterness
  • burlesque
  • censure
  • comeback
  • contempt
  • criticism
  • cut
  • cynicism
  • derision
  • dig
  • disparagement
  • invective
  • irony
  • mockery
  • put down
  • raillery
  • rancor
  • ridicule
  • satire
  • scoffing
  • scorn
  • sharpness
  • superciliousness
  • trenchancy
  • wisecrack
  • causticity
  • causticness
  • corrosiveness
  • lampooning
  • mordancy
  • sneering

antonyms for flouting

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  • approval
  • commendation
  • compliment
  • endorsement
  • flattery
  • happiness
  • kindness
  • love
  • mildness
  • praise
  • respect
  • sanction
  • sweetness
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    How to use flouting in a sentence

    You cannot pretend that she was right in ignoring me, flouting me, insulting me!
    THE THIN RED LINE; AND BLUE BLOODARTHUR GRIFFITHS
    You have shown total disregard of our feelings by glorifying the Punjab administration and flouting the Mosulman sentiment.
    FREEDOM'S BATTLEMAHATMA GANDHI
    Bayne, flouting fear as a folly, yet himself feeling the cold chill of dismay, dared not dismiss their anxieties as groundless.
    THE ORDEALCHARLES EGBERT CRADDOCK
    “I hoped I was flouting new beginnings,” he answered soberly, and he rowed languidly in a silence which Madeline rushed to fill.
    JEWEL WEEDALICE AMES WINTER
    He began to be bitterly attacked in some American newspapers, which accused him of "flouting his Americanism throughout Europe."
    THE STORY OF COOPERSTOWNRALPH BIRDSALL
    He could not have defined why he was so swiftly ashamed of thus openly flouting that boyhood heart of his upon his sleeve.
    MIXED FACESROY NORTON
    There is something tragic in the reflection that he ended by flouting its authority.
    A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN NEW ZEALANDHENRY THOMAS PURCHAS
    Certainly, his disciples, few as they may be, make up by their enthusiasm for the public and critical flouting.
    IVORY APES AND PEACOCKSJAMES HUNEKER
    It was no longer any use flouting Austin's statements; they were too calm, too collected, to be disposed of by mere derision.
    AUSTIN AND HIS FRIENDSFREDERIC H. BALFOUR
    Come back, Robin, and I will cease flouting thee, if it trouble thee.
    ROBIN TREMAYNEEMILY SARAH HOLT
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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