from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a flaunting manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a flaunting way.

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  • adverb In a flaunting manner


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  • Quickly she averted her gaze from the sight of Athena's flauntingly erect nipples, not daring to allow herself to look at Andreas.

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  • One of these, differing from the rest in its more modern construction, is a spacious hotel that holds itself proudly erect, and from its summit the gay flag of my country floats flauntingly.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 07, No. 39, January, 1861 Various

  • Unable in the whole range of my vernacular, to find an epithet sufficiently expressive to enunciate the aggravated contempt which all feel for that pseudonymous class of philanthropists, who flauntingly parade a pompous sympathy with popular and distant distresses, but studiously cultivate a coarse ignorance of, and hauteur to, the

    Autographs for Freedom, Volume 2 (of 2) (1854) Various

  • Instead of the soaring lines reaching for heaven, demanded by the very nature of a temple, as a symbol of man's quest for something higher than his little ego, this building is flauntingly horizontal, its belly in the mud, thus declaring its allegiance to the carnal, glorifying the gross pleasures of the flesh above those of the spirit.

    The Fountainhead Rand, Ayn 1943

  • The result was an austere uniformity of design that accorded fittingly with a landscape whose beauty was all of line and whose colour like the lichen on an old wall did not flauntingly reveal its gradations of tint to the transient observer.

    The Altar Steps Compton MacKenzie 1927

  • And they had been forthcoming from the time the prim spinster aunts took his training in hand until he came to Lone Moose self-consciously, rather flauntingly, waving the banner of righteousness.

    Burned Bridges Bertrand W. Sinclair 1926

  • And further than this, when you read the story of nations dead and gone you will see that their decline began when the parasites got too numerous and flauntingly asserted their supposed power.

    Little Journeys To the Homes of the Great Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915 1916

  • Banks had forgotten about my suit-case, and I bore the burden of it, flauntingly, up the hill.

    The Jervaise Comedy 1910


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