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  • adj. gathered and pleated

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Examples

  • I did not dress up in flouncy white dresses and veils, did not own bride dolls swathed on poufy white satin, did not walk my Barbie and Ken up imaginary aisles lined in flowing tulle or carry hairbrushes as bouquets as I practised the measured steps a bride is taught to take on her way to the alter where she will be joined with her husband-to-be.

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  • “Those long dresses … drove me crazy,” he wrote, noting that men macho enough to turn their spouses into robotic stereotypes of picture-perfect wives probably wouldn’t want them dressed in flouncy gowns.

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  • Alan Alda: "Hawkish Hawkeye haters name-check him as a kind of flouncy, male

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  • Given the choice between wearing a morning suit and a silly flouncy dress, a hat and some heels a woman in a hat and flats is generally a member of the armed services or a traffic warden, which would you choose?

    A Flashy, Positively Ghastly Spectacle

  • She was like a 5'2″ Barbie doll, with gorgeous flouncy hair, a great smile, and sparkling blue eyes beneath very long lashes.

    Anne Hill: How Nora Ephron Ruined My Life

  • She was like a 5'2″ Barbie doll, with gorgeous flouncy hair, a great smile, and sparkling blue eyes beneath very long lashes.

    Anne Hill: How Nora Ephron Ruined My Life

  • I haven't figured out how to blend the glasses look with perky-colored, flouncy ensembles.

    Non-Granny Reading Glasses

  • Mercifully, they have hammered more than a few nails into the coffin of the flouncy frothiness which has dominated fashion for the past few years.

    Chic Simple

  • Paul Costello for The Wall Street Journal My Turn: This shade in my New York apartment looks way better than a flouncy curtain, and I 'm digging the discreet inside mount.

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  • The flouncy curtain brushes against my arm, tickling me.

    Rewound.

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