Flout

Definition of Flout

v. t.1.To mock or insult; to treat with contempt.
[imp. & p. p. Flouted; p. pr. & vb. n. Flouting.]
Phillida flouts me.
- Walton.
Three gaudy standards flout the pale blue sky.
- Byron.
v. i.1.To practice mocking; to behave with contempt; to sneer; to fleer; - often with at.
Fleer and gibe, and laugh and flout.
- Swift.
n.1.A mock; an insult.
Who put your beauty to this flout and scorn.
- Tennyson.

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