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Synonyms for flout

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scoff, flout(verb)

    treat with contemptuous disregard

    "flout the rules"

    gibe, barrack, scoff, jeer

  2. jeer, scoff, flout, barrack, gibe(verb)

    laugh at with contempt and derision

    "The crowd jeered at the speaker"

    fit, cheer, inspire, scoff, root on, gibe, exhort, agree, jibe, barrack, jeer, match, tally, correspond, pep up, urge on, check, urge

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. flout(v. a.)

    insult, mock, jeer, gibe, deride, taunt, chaff, scoff at, sneer at, treat with contempt

  2. flout(v. n.)

    sneer, be contemptuous

  3. flout(n.)

    insult, mock, sneer, scoff, taunt

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. flout(v)

    mock, jeer, gibe, sneer, deride

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "flout":

    ignore, disregard, defy

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How to use flout in a sentence?

  1. Joe Biden:

    If he continues to obstruct Congress and flout the law, Donald Trump will leave Congress in my view with no choice but to initiate impeachment proceedings, that would be a tragedy, but a tragedy of his own making.

  2. Mike Pence:

    I really can't comment on the electronic and technical capabilities of our military, what I can say is that it failed. It was one more provocation by a regime that continues to flout the use of -- and it's got to come to an end.

  3. Eric Lycan:

    The Rubio campaign convinced one station that his Gang of Eight amnesty bill, which turned a blind eye to sanctuary cities and allowed them to continue to flout the law, is somehow different from actively supporting them, this was a Friday afternoon ploy to keep South Carolina voters from hearing the message about Rubio's disastrous record on border security.

  4. Edwin Markham:

    He drew a circle that shut me out -- Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout. But Love and I had the wit to win: We drew a circle that took him in.

  5. Mustafa Qadri:

    The protection system has the potential to be a positive because one of the common complaints among workers is not being paid adequately and/or on time, an electronic record of how much and when employees are paid should make companies more accountable, but it's only a small step and there's no clarity on what action will be taken against companies that flout the new rules.

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Translations for flout

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  • هزءArabic
  • надсмивам се, подигравам сеBulgarian
  • verspotten, missachten, beleidigenGerman
  • sobreponerseSpanish
  • pitää pilkkanaan, uhmata, halveksiaFinnish
  • זבוביםHebrew
  • minachten, bespottenDutch
  • gardzić, zlekceważyćPolish
  • escarnecer, desrespeitar, ridicularizarPortuguese
  • насмехаться, глумиться, пренебрегатьRussian
  • پھڑکناUrdu

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