Alternative forms 
- flant (obsolete)
Of North Germanic origin, related to Norwegian flanta (“to show off, wander about”), Icelandic flana (“to rush about, act rashly or heedlessly”); or perhaps related to Swedish flankt ("loosely, flutteringly"; compare English flaunt-a-flaunt), from Swedish flanka (“waver, hang and wave about, ramble”), a nasalised variant of Swedish flakka (“to waver”), related to Middle English flacken (“to move to and fro, flutter, palpitate”), see flack.
- (RP) IPA: /flɔːnt/
- (GenAm) IPA: /flɔnt/
- (cot–caught merger) IPA: /flɒnt/
Audio (US) (file)
- Rhymes: -ɔːnt
- (intransitive, obsolete) To wave or flutter smartly in the wind.
- (transitive) To parade, display with ostentation.
- She's always flaunting her designer clothes.
- (intransitive) (archaic or literary) To show off with flashy clothing.
Usage notes 
- Do not confuse with flout.