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Synonyms for flounder
ˈflaʊn dər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flounder(noun)

    any of various European and non-European marine flatfish

    Synonyms:
    tatouay, cabassous

  2. flounder(noun)

    flesh of any of various American and European flatfish

    Synonyms:
    gambling contract

  3. stagger, flounder(verb)

    walk with great difficulty

    "He staggered along in the heavy snow"

  4. flounder(verb)

    behave awkwardly; have difficulties

    "She is floundering in college"

    Synonyms:
    solar magnetic field

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. flounder

    Synonyms:
    roll, blunder, bungle, boggle, wallow, tumble

    Antonyms:
    emerge, flow, course, career, speed, rise, flourish, skim

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. flounder(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    struggle (as an animal in the mire), toss, tumble, wallow, flounce, toss about

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "flounder":

    plaice, flatfish, halibut, fluke, bend, bot

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How to use flounder in a sentence?

  1. David Cockfield:

    Oil doesn't seem to be able to find any point where it can stop falling. We really have to see the price of oil consolidate somewhere, the TSX is going to continue to flounder until we see some light at the end of the tunnel as far as the oil stocks and oil prices are concerned.

  2. Paul Jacobs:

    God was looking out for us, because for several days we had seas as flat as a flounder.

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