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Definition of Flounder


  1. A flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae, of many species.
  2. A tool used in crimping boot fronts.
  3. To fling the limbs and body, as in making efforts to move; to struggle, as a horse in the mire, or as a fish on land; to roll, toss, and tumble; to flounce.
  4. The act of floundering.

Flounder Translations

flounder in Dutch is spartelen, zich aftobben, worstelen
flounder in Finnish is rimpuilla
flounder in German is zappeln, Flunder
flounder in Norwegian is bakse, flyndre
flounder in Portuguese is solha
flounder in Spanish is aletear, forcejeo
flounder in Swedish is flundra, sprattla, plumsa