Flounce is defined as to bounce around using quick, jerking body movements.(verb)
An example of flounce is the routines done by high school cheerleaders at a football game.
The definition of a flounce is a wide ruffle sewn onto a skirt or sleeve.(noun)
An example of a flounce is a gathered edging at the bottom of a skirt.
See flounce in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: earlier frounce < ME < OFr fronce < froncir, to wrinkle < Frank *hrunkja, wrinkle, akin to Ger runzel
See flounce in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Alteration of frounce
Origin: , from Middle English, pleat
Origin: , from Old French fronce
Origin: , of Germanic origin; see sker-2 in Indo-European roots.
intransitive verb flounced flounced, flounc·ing, flounc·es
Origin: Possibly of Scandinavian origin.
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