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Definition the act of showing off (displaying something ostentatiously)
  • She is more wealthy than her neighbors, but she never flaunts it.
flaunts = shows off (displays something ostentatiously)
  • He walks the walk, but doesn't flaunt his religious beliefs.
  • All night, he kept yelling, "Flaunt it, baby!"
    Stephen Chbosky  --  The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • flaunt = show off (display something ostentatiously)
  • Vivian Baptiste was a beautiful woman, and she knew it; but she didn't flaunt it, it was just there.
    Ernest J. Gaines  --  A Lesson Before Dying
  • flaunt = show off (display something ostentatiously)
  • his behavior was an outrageous flaunt
  • Before her walk she would have flaunted her baldness beneath a golden crown.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Dance With Dragons
  • My motorcycle, flaunting itself in the driveway.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  New Moon
  • It is yet so early in this world That the sky even now flaunts its countless stars, And each star is radiant as the day.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • Flaunted the moment with the berries in the Capitol's face?
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • We cannot have our family's shame flaunted in this village for all to stare at and whisper over.
    Geraldine Brooks  --  Year of Wonders
  • There's that Bessy Cranage—she'll be flaunting i' new finery three weeks after you're gone, I'll be bound.
    George Eliot  --  Adam Bede
  • How that little round hole of pink heel seemed to flaunt itself before them!
    Virginia Woolf  --  To the Lighthouse
  • Flaunting your abilities off-campus?
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • And it would be so flaunting, such a sneer at the Aunts, so sinful, so free.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid's Tale
  • Thought of meeting with buffalo-hunters persistently flaunted hopes.
    Zane Grey  --  The Thundering Herd
  • Insulting me by flaunting your human toy in my presence.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • He had no desire to flaunt his maimed hand for Mace Tyrell or the Red Viper just now, much less the two of them together.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Storm of Swords
  • Eugene felt an almost palpable aura of a disgrace or sadness that had to be as ever-present as the skin is, of hiding and flaunting together.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Golden Apples
  • One girl, bolder than the others, answered him, flaunting her knowledge of the white man's language.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Sign of the Beaver
  • Do you mean he flaunts his beautiful English ?
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise

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