flunk out
flunk out flunk out v. i. to be dismissed (from a school or course of study) due to failure to perform up to the minimum standard.

Syn: fail out; wash out. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • flunk out — ˌflunk ˈout [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they flunk out he/she/it flunks out present participle flunking out past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • flunk-out — «FLUHNGK OWT», noun. U.S. Informal. a person who flunks out; flunkee: »a college flunk out …   Useful english dictionary

  • flunk out — (of school) to be forced to leave school because of failing work. He had been a computer science student before he flunked out of a California university …   New idioms dictionary

  • flunk out — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms flunk out : present tense I/you/we/they flunk out he/she/it flunks out present participle flunking out past tense flunked out past participle flunked out mainly American informal to have to leave a school… …   English dictionary

  • flunk out — fail a school program, fail a course    If you flunk out of college, you will have to find a job …   English idioms

  • flunk out — be dismissed from school or college for failing examinations. → flunk …   English new terms dictionary

  • flunk out — {v. phr.} To have to withdraw from school or college because of too many failing grades. * /Fred flunked out of college during his junior year./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • flunk out — {v. phr.} To have to withdraw from school or college because of too many failing grades. * /Fred flunked out of college during his junior year./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • flunk out — verb a) To fail to finish school, or a given subject or course, due to academic shortcomings; i.e., to have too many flunking or failing grades (marks). He flunked out of high school as a youth, but finished school later in life. b) …   Wiktionary

  • flunk\ out — v. phr. To have to withdraw from school or college because of too many failing grades. Fred flunked out of college during his junior year …   Словарь американских идиом

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