Translation of "flail" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /fleɪl/ us also flail about/around

(especially of arms and legs) to move energetically in an uncontrolled way

A wasp came towards us and Howard started flailing his arms around.
She ran from the house in a terrible rage, her arms flailing in the air.
noun uk /fleɪl/ us

a tool consisting of a rod that hangs from a long handle, used especially in the past for threshing grain


(Translation of “flail” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)