In lang=en terms the difference between highlight and flaunt
is that highlight
is to dye (part of the hair) a different color than the rest while flaunt
is to parade, display with ostentation.
As verbs the difference between highlight and flaunt
is that highlight
is to make prominent; emphasize while flaunt
is (obsolete) to wave or flutter smartly in the wind.
As a noun highlight
is an area or a spot in a drawing, painting, or photograph that is strongly illuminated.
* hilite (informal)
An area or a spot in a drawing, painting, or photograph that is strongly illuminated.
An especially significant or interesting detail or event.
(cosmetology) A strand or spot of hair dyed a different color than the rest.
* (especially significant or interesting detail or event) lowlight
To make prominent; emphasize.
, date=December 21
, author=Helen Pidd
, title=Europeans migrate south as continent drifts deeper into crisis
, work=the Guardian
, passage=The Guardian has spoken to dozens of Europeans who have left, or are planning to leave. Their stories highlight
surprising new migration routes – from Lisbon to Luanda, Dublin to Perth, Barcelona to Buenos Aires – as well as more traditional migration patterns.}}
To be a highlight of.
To mark (important passages of text) with a usually fluorescent marker as a means of memory retention or for later reference.
To dye (part of the hair) a different color than the rest.
* (l) (obsolete)
(obsolete) To wave or flutter smartly in the wind.
To parade, display with ostentation.
(intransitive, archaic, or, literary) To show off, as with flashy clothing.
- She's always flaunting her designer clothes.
* Alexander Pope
- You flaunt about the streets in your new gilt chariot.
* 1856 , ,
- One flaunts in rags, one flutters in brocade.
* 1897 , ,
- [T]he younger belles had begun to flaunt in the French fashions of flimsy muslins, shortwaisted— narrow-skirted.
- … and Mrs. Wix seemed to flaunt there in her finery.
* Do not confuse with flout.