from The Century Dictionary.

  • To sneer.


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  • A flurn is a special holiday celebrated by people named Zoe or Zander, always on Sundays and only when eating funny foods. "Happy Flurn-Day" is their merry greeting, always accompanied by laughter and spinning around shouting, "DOUGGO!!!"

    May 3, 2016

  • Happy FLURN Day, Zoe and Zander!

    May 3, 2016

  • (verb) - To think little of, to disparage . . . Neither of the two great . . . lexicographers, Johnson and . . . Webster, seem to have been cognizant of the word.

    --Charles Mackay's Lost Beauties of the English Language, 1874

    January 14, 2018