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Meaning of FLUNK

Pronunciation:  flungk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  fail to get a passing grade; "She studied hard but failed nevertheless"; "Did I fail the test?"
 

FLUNK is a 5 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: bomb, fail, flush it
 
 Antonyms: make it, pass
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Flunk\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flunked}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Flunking}.] [Cf. {Funk}.]
    To fail, as on a lesson; to back out, as from an undertaking,
    through fear.
    
    
  2. \Flunk\, v. t.
    To fail in; to shirk, as a task or duty. [Colloq. U.S.]
    
    
  3. \Flunk\, n.
    A failure or backing out; specifically (College cant), a
    total failure in a recitation. [U.S.]
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: be found wanting, be unsuccessful, bollix, botch, bungle, bust, come to grief, fail, fail of success, fiasco, flunk out, foozle, go bankrupt, hash, labor in vain, lose, mess, muddle, not come off, not pass, not work, wash out, washout
 

 

 

 

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