Pronunciation: (flout), [key]
to treat with disdain, scorn, or contempt; scoff at; mock: to flout the rules of propriety.
to show disdain, scorn, or contempt; scoff, mock, or gibe (often fol. by at).
a disdainful, scornful, or contemptuous remark or act; insult; gibe.
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