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Flounder

Floun´der
n.1.(Zool.) A flatfish of the family Pleuronectidæ, of many species.
2.(Bootmaking) A tool used in crimping boot fronts.
v. i.1.To fling the limbs and body, as in making efforts to move; to struggle, as a horse in the mire, or as a fish on land; to roll, toss, and tumble; to flounce.
[imp. & p. p. Floundered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Floundering.]
They have floundered on from blunder to blunder.
- Sir W. Hamilton.
n.1.The act of floundering.
Noun1.flounder - flesh of any of various American and European flatfish
2.flounder - any of various European and non-European marine flatfish
Verb1.flounder - walk with great difficulty; "He staggered along in the heavy snow"
Synonyms: stagger
2.flounder - behave awkwardly; have difficulties; "She is floundering in college"
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