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Definition of the noun flounder
What does flounder mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: flounder / flounders
- flesh of any of various American and European flatfish
- lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
- more generic word: flatfish = sweet lean whitish flesh of any of numerous thin-bodied fish
- more specific terms:
- any of various European and non-European marine flatfish
Alternative definition of the noun flounder
- [countable] Any of various flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae or Bothidae.
Definition of the verb flounder
What does flounder mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: floundered | floundering | flounders
- walk with great difficulty
- behave awkwardly; have difficulties
Alternative definition of the verb flounder
- [intransitive] To flop around as a fish out of water.
- [intransitive] To make clumsy attempts to move or regain one's balance.
- [intransitive] To act clumsily or confused; to struggle or be flustered.
Flounder is a Disney character that appeared in Disney's The Little Mermaid. He is Ariel's best friend. Ironically, he is not a flounder, but is more similar in appearance to a Regal Tang or similar fish.
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"Flounder" is a musical single of AMB.
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Who is Flounder?
Flounder a.k.a. Emiliano Torres is an actor.
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Phrases with Flounder
- Fan Flounder
- Cape Flounder
- Dark Flounder
- Deep Flounder
- Disc Flounder
- Eyed Flounder
- Flag Flounder
- gray flounder
- grey flounder
- Gulf Flounder
- Oval Flounder
- Sand Flounder
- Sash Flounder
- Slim Flounder
- Beach Flounder
- Broad Flounder
- Dusky Flounder
- Khaki Flounder
- Natal Flounder
- Olive Flounder
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Flounder
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Marine and Freshwater Species by Elsa Cabrita, Vanesa Robles, Paz Herraez
The starry flounder is a Pacific species and its reproduction in captivity is mainly based on artificial fertilization after stripping, which is sometimes limited by the males, because of diminished volume of abnormally viscous milt. Treatment of ...
Life With and Without Oxygen by Göran E. Nilsson
Starry flounder The starry flounder is a sedentary benthic marine species that is easily exhausted during exercise (Wood et al., 1977; Wood and Perry, 1985). Because of its habit of burrowing into the substrate, flounders and other flatfish ...
Proposed Acceptable Biological Catch and Optimum Yield Specifications and Management Measures for the 2007-2008 Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery; and Amendment 16-4, Rebuilding Plans for Seven Depleted Pacific Coast Groundfish Species (2006)
Environmental Impact Statement
Arrowtooth Flounder As arrowtooth flounder is a healthy stock, the Council identified ...
The flounder is an important estuary fish for boys and handline fishers, though it is not appreciated very highly by red fishermen. It is one of the latest fishes angled for in autumn when the icicles begin ...
Bite Size World (2014)
Eating my way Around the Planet by Roger Frankham
Flounder is a highlight, and kingfish,and aboveall otoro fatty tunabelly, meaty andmarbled like beef. (Amazing that otorowas once considered only fitfor cat food and is nowso prized.) A fewcooked dishes punctuatethe sushi bites broiled eel, ...
Cooking in Europe, 1250-1650 (2006)
by Ken Albala
And you know something, the flounder is a royal fish and is very good to eat cold as hot. Cold fish dishes were another item that might appear as an appetizer in the past, just as they are served as tapas in Spain today. By opening it, the author ...
A Million Words And Counting (2008)
How Global English Is Rewriting The World by Paul J.J. Payack
Founder: Flounder is a fish; to founder is to run aground. 5. Misspell: You do not want to misspell misspell. OTHER FREQUENTLY MISSPELLED WORDS All right Bureau (one of those Frenchderived spellings that Webster tried to eliminate) ...
by Karen Leiviska
A flounder is a type of fish that has special coloring, called camouflage, to help it hide from enemies. A flounder will blend with the bottom of the ocean because it is not very colorful. Imagine what a fish would look like if its surroundings were ...
The Surprising, Unbiased Truth About How to Make Over Your Diet and Lose Weight While Still Enjoying by Jonny Bowden, Jeannette Bessinger
Flounder is a low-mercury fish, but do try to get the Pacific kind because Atlantic flounder is way overfished! Slice the fillets in half lengthwise to make 10 to 12. strips. Gently whisk the oil and tomato juice together in a shallow baking dish.
Pass the Butterworms (2011)
Remote Journeys Oddly Rendered by Tim Cahill
The peacock flounder is a flat gold-and-purple-spotted fish, quite round and about the size of a 33 rpm record. The creature was born a symmetrical fish, but a few days after its birth, one eye migrated to the other. The fish swims a few inches ...
by Harry V. Daniels, Wade O. Watanabe
Taxonomy The flounder is an endemic resource off the coast of Chile among which the families Bothidae and Paralichthyidae (Z ́u ̃niga 1988) are present. From the latter, whose genus Paralichthys is ...
Comprising Such Subjects as are Most Immediately Connected with Housekeeping ... by Thomas Webster, Mrs. William Parkes
The Thames flounder is a delicate and esteemed SUBsect. 5. — The Dab (Pleuronectes limanda, Linn.) ...
by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton
When they are young, flounders swim in offshore surface waters and look similar to the young of other surface-dwelling fish. Gradually, though, they move inshore and transform into bottom-living flatfish. FLOUNDER Page numbers in italics ...
by John F. Mariani
FLOUNDER.Any ofa variety of flatfishes in the families Bothidae and Pleuronectidae, sometimes erroneously sold as sole. The name comes fromNormanFrench floundre,firstin Englishprintin about 1450. The main American species offish ...
Dictionary of Flavors (2017)
by Dolf De Rovira, Sr.
winter flounder ( Pseudopleuronectes americanus), witch flounder (Glyptoccephalus cynoglussus) , common ...
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
flounder [floun′d r] members ofthefamilies Bothidae and Pleuronectidae; flatfishwitheyes on the same side of the headand often designatedas right eye or lefteye flounder. greenback flounder see Rhombosolea tapirina. summer f.a ...
Both eyes on left side in this left-eyed flatfish Bothus mancus The peacock flounder is a flatfish that can change color to match its surroundings. Like other flatfish, the young that hatch from eggs look unremarkable. As they grow, they go ...
Similes Dictionary (2013)
by Elyse Sommer
Flounder around like a fish on the beach —Anon A commonly used variation: “flounder around like a beached whale.
by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger
Description Habitat; Fishing Processing; Uses Remarks Flounder (Black- Variety of sizes; all Habitat: Along every Processing: Dressed; Flounder resemble flying back; Fluke; bizarre in appearance; coastline in ...
A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
FLOUNDER, v. n'de'r [a nasalized form of Dut. fiodderen, to make a appin or fluttering motion, as loose rments: Ger. flimder, to ounder: comp. Sw. fladdra, to utter]: to struggle, roll, or toss, as a horse in the mire. qun'nenmo, imp. rolling, tossing, ...
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- Roasted lemon flounder fillet, fries, and salad
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Awesome stuffed flounder at Avery's in Galveston, TX
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- Ashleigh and her flounder
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- Flounder on Pennsylvania
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- Ariel & Flounder
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Video shows what flounder means. A European species of flatfish having dull brown colouring with reddish-brown blotches; fluke, European flounder, .. Any of ...
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Scrabble value of F4L1O1U1N1D2E1R1
The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine