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1. flounder

verb. ['ˈflaʊndɝ'] walk with great difficulty.

Synonyms

  • stagger

Antonyms

  • wheel
  • chariot

Etymology

  • flyðra (Old Norse)

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Words that Rhyme with Flounder

  • cofounder
  • grounder
  • sounder
  • rounder
  • pounder
  • founder
  • bounder

How do you pronounce flounder?

Pronounce flounder as ˈflaʊndər.

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Example sentences of the word flounder


1. Noun, singular or mass
Sole and flounder are both flatfish found at the bottom of the ocean.

2. flounder

verb. ['ˈflaʊndɝ'] behave awkwardly; have difficulties.

Synonyms

  • fight

Antonyms

  • rail
  • cab

Etymology

  • flyðra (Old Norse)

3. flounder

noun. ['ˈflaʊndɝ'] any of various European and non-European marine flatfish.

Antonyms

  • stay in place

Etymology

  • flyðra (Old Norse)

4. flounder

noun. ['ˈflaʊndɝ'] flesh of any of various American and European flatfish.

Synonyms

  • turbot
  • yellowtail flounder
  • lemon sole
  • winter flounder
  • plaice
  • sand dab

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • make peace
  • defend
  • surrender

Etymology

  • flyðra (Old Norse)
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