Thesaurus / flunk

other words for flunk

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Of all the men chosen, Parkins, the brightest of the lot, had been the one man to flunk.

Dreamy HollowSumner Charles Britton

"But you can live, even if you should flunk math," Patty continued reassuringly.

We can flunk Latin and math; but if we flunk any more we're gone.

“To flunk out” is a vulgar expression for to retire through fear; the most that can be tolerated is, to sneak out.

And if I flunk, I have to work in the garden all summer without a single fishing trip.

RosemaryJosephine Lawrence

A second failure would mean a "flunk," unless the class marks are very high.

College TeachingPaul Klapper

"I had rather not speak before the flunk—before the man, Mr. Pendennis:" on which Mr. Arthur's attendant quitted the room.

The History of PendennisWilliam Makepeace Thackeray

So if I flunk on killing game, you can see I will have plenty of excuses.

Jack the Young CowboyGeorge Bird Grinnell

"Jimmie wants awfully to flunk—and dassent," was her mental comment.

But you're dropped if you flunk eight hours; you told me so yourself.


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