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  • n. A person who flouts

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who flouts; a mocker.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who plays on the flute; a fluter.
  • n. One who flouts; a mocker.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who jeers or mocks or treats something with contempt or calls out in derision


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  • The flouter of protocol, who at a royal reception in Stockholm sought to engage the Swedish crown princess to the already married Boris Nemtsov, was in his office unusually formal, insisting on jackets and ties, addressing even close aides with the respectful vy, rather than the intimate or patronizing ty.

    The Return

  • Well, sir, which is it, flag-bearer or flouter, torch or torturer, that best describes the Islamic Republic's relationship to human rights?

    Washington's Willy Loman

  • Apparently, he is among many things a stubborn control freak, a flouter of authority at every turn, and a weirdo who goes way too far with the clown routine.

    A Night with Patch Adams

  • Perhaps she had cast me away altogether, as a flouter and a changeling; perhaps she had drowned herself in the black well; perhaps (and that was worst of all) she was even married, child as she was, to that vile Carver Doone, if the Doones ever cared about marrying!

    Lorna Doone

  • As a persecuted dissident and flouter of the one-child rule, the party could not have punished him more for having yet another child so he was fully prepared to try to give his wife a daughter.

    The Stone Monkey

  • A flouter of convention, he gave all his students the same grade, regardless of their work, but when one student needed a higher mark to qualify for a scholarship, Veblen gladly changed a C to an A.

    The Worldly Philosophers

  • And now, you mocker and flouter of what may be my bitterest misfortune -- why, sir, no punishment is sharp enough for you!

    The Mississippi Bubble

  • No action can be taken against the dumpers, the single biggest flouter of all rules, because some politico or the other owns them.


  • If a hd digital recorder of the mocambique thalassic pogrom flouter a disreputable anabolism, enviously the pitchman has a polygynous conferrer to lifespan with it.

    Rational Review

  • And then he nobly took his revenge by the clever, but unprincipled way in which he caricatured the rather remarkable dancing of the young man who was the object of his hate, and whose style of movement it would not be consistent with this writer's duty to deny was amenable to severity, and must, in any society, have subjected him who indulged in it to the scorn of the flouter and the contempt of all high-minded men.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 07, No. 40, February, 1861


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