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Definition of flaunt verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



(disapproving) flaunt somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they flaunt
he / she / it flaunts
past simple flaunted
-ing form flaunting
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  • to show something you are proud of to other people, in order to impress them He did not believe in flaunting his wealth. She openly flaunted her affair with the senator.
  • Idioms
    if you've got it, flaunt it (humorous) (saying)
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    used to tell someone that they should not be afraid of allowing other people to see their qualities and abilities or their beauty
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: flaunt