Definition of Flailing

1. Verb. (present participle of flail) ¹



2. Noun. A flailing action or motion. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flailing

1. flail [v] - See also: flail

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flailing

flagstaves
flagstick
flagsticks
flagstone
flagstoned
flagstones
flagtail
flagtails
flagworm
flagworms
flail
flail about
flail chest
flail joint
flailed
flailing (current term)
flailingly
flailings
flails
flaily
flain
flair
flair bartender
flair bartenders
flair bartending
flairs
flak
flak catcher
flak jacket
flak jackets

Literary usage of Flailing

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1. Claudine the Circus Woman by Timothy J. Quinlan (2000)
""That man thought that I was going to rob him so he called the police," I told her as I signaled with my flailing hands for her to hit the accelerator.42 ..."

2. Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and His Noble Knights by Thomas Malory (1868)
"But at last this knight smote Sir Mador groveling upon the earth, and the knight slept near him to have pulled Sir Mador flailing upon the ground; ..."

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