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flunk

flunk

 
 
pronunciation:
fluhngk
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
phrases:
flunk out
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: flunked, flunking, flunks
definition: (informal) to be unsuccessful; fail, as a student in an examination or course.
If you flunk, you will have to repeat the course.
similar words:
fail, thump
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: (informal) to fail in (an examination or course).
similar words:
fail
definition 2: to give a failing grade to, or prohibit from continuing in a course or school because of such failure.
similar words:
fail
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phrase: flunk out