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  Definition of flounder
  1. any of various European and non-European marine flatfish
  2. flesh of any of various American and European flatfish
  3. walk with great difficulty; "He staggered along in the heavy snow"
  4. behave awkwardly; have difficulties; "She is floundering in college"
Similar Words: stagger

 

Hyponyms: yellowtail flounder, plaice, turbot, sand dab, lemon sole, winter flounder

 

Derivational Morphology: lurch, stumble, stagger

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 比目魚   Danish: skrubbe  
Dutch: bot   Finnish: kampela  
French: flet   German: Scholle  
Greek: πλευρονήκτης   Italian: sogliola  
Japanese: 平目   Korean: 도다리  
Portuguese: solha   Russian: камбала  
Spanish: platija   Swedish: flundra  
 
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