Definition of flour verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

flour

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈflaʊə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈflaʊər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they flour
BrE BrE//ˈflaʊə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈflaʊər//
 
he / she / it flours
BrE BrE//ˈflaʊəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈflaʊərz//
 
past simple floured
BrE BrE//ˈflaʊəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈflaʊərd//
 
past participle floured
BrE BrE//ˈflaʊəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈflaʊərd//
 
-ing form flouring
BrE BrE//ˈflaʊərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈflaʊərɪŋ//
 
 
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[usually passive] flour something to cover something with a layer of flour Roll the dough on a lightly floured surface. Word Origin Middle English: a specific use of flower in the sense ‘the best part’, used originally to mean ‘the finest quality of ground wheat’. The spelling flower remained in use alongside flour until the early 19th cent.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: flour