As verbs the difference between vaunted and flaunt
is that vaunted
) while flaunt
is (obsolete) to wave or flutter smartly in the wind.
As an adjective vaunted
is highly or widely praised or boasted about.
Highly or widely praised or boasted about.
* (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.