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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:

    ignore, disregard, defy

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  1. flout

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How to use flout in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    All Americans should be deeply concerned about the White House’s cynical decision to flout the law and attempt to put the ringleader of its dangerous, anti-consumer protection policies in charge of the CFPB, democrats will be firm in defending the rightful appointment of Leandra English as acting director.

  4. Mike Feuer:

    If they’re going to go through this process, it just cannot be the case that others that flout the rules are allowed to function, it’s bad for those who buy from them, it’s bad for the communities in which they’re located, and again, it threatens to undermine the viability of a system that’s predicated on lawful licensing.

  5. 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.

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

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