Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) display ostentatiously in order to provoke admiration
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To ‘flaunt’ means to ‘show off’ or put your attributes, wealth, possessions or talents on display in a very obvious way so that others have to take note. You can flaunt wealth, flaunt designer clothing or flaunt a skill or ability for example. The word ‘flaunt’ has a negative connotation as it can be attention-seeking behaviour or can seem to indicate the person ‘flaunting’ feels superior to others around them. You are more likely to hear this used in social contexts.
Social Examples (Advance)
Themillionaire flaunted his wealthby buying expensive cars and jewelry.
We know you're rich,there's no need to flaunt it!
Professional Examples (Advance)
We are really trying to push this line of products at the moment so flauntthem in front of customers at every possible opportunity.
The employees discovered they were on drastically different salaries when one arrivedflaunting an expensive new watch.
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