flail Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “flail” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [I, T]
/fleɪl/ ( also flail about/around)
to wave or move your arms and legs about energetically and in an uncontrolled way: The wasp came towards us and Howard started flailing his arms around.Shaking, swinging and vibrating
Translations of “flail”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指手臂和雙腿)亂動,胡亂擺動…
in Russian махать…
in Turkish çırpınmak, sallanmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指手臂和双腿)乱动,胡乱摆动…
in Polish wymachiwać…
(Definition of flail from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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