Definition Of flouted


openly disregard (a rule, law or convention).

these same companies still flout basic ethical practices

Example Of flouted

  • ‘Okay, you get off this time but just make sure you know, flattery only gets you so far,’ she flouted .

  • But every possible chance he has to help police, to tell the truth, to not flout convention, to ignore his marriage vows, he clearly thinks the rules do not apply to him.

  • Civil disobedience didn't mean flouting all law.

  • Friends say that the no hard drugs rule is openly flouted , which is sad but not great a surprise.

  • He said motorists ‘are openly flouting this law which shows a total lack of respect for the rules of the road’.

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