flout

to treat with contemptuous disregard; to show contempt for; scorn


I heard this word used the other day, but I can’t remember where. Regrettably, some people mistake this word for “flaunt.”

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2 Responses to flout

  1. Dad says:

    Which raises the question: why is the person who never puts money in a parking meter, and parks in handicapped parking spots, known as a scofflaw, rather than a floutlaw?

  2. Dad says:

    Which raises the question: why is the person who never puts money in a parking meter, and parks in handicapped parking spots, known as a scofflaw, rather than a floutlaw?

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