Definition of Flunkers
1. Noun. (plural of flunker) ¹
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Definition of Flunkers
1. flunker [n] - See also: flunker
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Literary usage of Flunkers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings by North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools (1902)
"This is just as it should be, for most of the glaring evils radiated from the r abuses which the "flunkers ..."
2. Iowa Journal of History by State Historical Society of Iowa (1922)
"Co L on duty as flunkers. Today crossed sand hill before coming into camp. Sunday 24 Left camp at 3 Oclock and marched over a fine country. ..."
3. The Rural Church Movement by Edwin Lee Earp (1914)
"... superannuated preachers, unprepared novices, or flunkers in preparatory schools or theological seminaries, or those who couldn't hold a city appointment ..."
4. General Methods of Teaching in Elementary Schools: Including the by Samuel Chester Parker (1919)
"As a result they come to be regarded as hopeless flunkers, whereas often they could make satisfactory progress with a slower pace and more careful ..."
5. Reminiscences of Famous Georgians: Embracing Episodes and Incidents in the by Lucian Lamar Knight (1908)
"However, it was the gracious custom of the governing authorities to give the flunkers another chance after all the classes had been examined. ..."
6. The Rural Church Serving the Community by Edwin Lee Earp (1918)
"... and the novices from our prep schools and flunkers from the theological seminaries, when the age really demands the strongest type of leadership in the ..."
7. The Undergraduate and His College by Frederick Paul Keppel (1917)
"I believe, personally, that the "flunkers" and low-standard graduates to whose success in later life so much attention is called are primarily of this type. ..."
8. The Boy Scouts' Year Book by Boy Scouts of America (1917)
"Flunkers Likely to Flunk He knows the marks of a winner. He has his eyes on you. He is watching "Do you think you could handle Mr. Jones's desk? ..."