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flotsam floating wreckage and cargo of a ship that has sunk. (See "jetsam.") [2 definitions]
flounce1 to go or move in an abrupt, jerky, impatient manner (often fol. by "out," "away," or the like). [3 definitions]
flounce2 a wide ruffle or gathered strip of material, attached along its upper edge, as to a curtain, bedspread, or garment. [2 definitions]
flounder1 to struggle clumsily, often losing balance or headway. [3 definitions]
flounder2 any of various marine flatfishes, many of which are used for food.
flour the finely ground meal or powder of wheat or other grain. [4 definitions]
flourish to grow and thrive; be healthy and vigorous. [10 definitions]
flourless combined form of flour.
flout to show scorn or contempt for, esp. by openly or deliberately disobeying. [3 definitions]
flow to move steadily and easily like a stream. [8 definitions]
flow chart a detailed schematic diagram or chart showing a sequence of operations, as in a manufacturing process or a computer program.
flower the part of a plant, often marked by a distinctive color or fragrance, that generates fruit or seeds; blossom. [6 definitions]
flower bed a plot of cultivated earth where flowers are planted and grown.
flower child a youth of the 1960s who protested against materialism and militarism in the United States, and who espoused communal ideals; hippie.
flowered covered with, decorated with, or having a pattern of flowers.
floweret a small flower; floret.
flower girl a young girl who carries bridal flowers in a wedding procession.
flowering in flower; blooming. [2 definitions]
flowering crab any of several varieties of crab apple that flower profusely in the spring.
flowerless combined form of flower.
flowerpot a pot in which plants can be grown.