Republicans could flout their own resentments and true believers.
It was a big story—indicating that Israel was continuing to flout international law to prevent Hezbollah from getting weapons.
He chose the country and let Alice flout contemporary morals, carousing and smoking in public.
1550s, perhaps a special use of Middle English flowten "to play the flute" (cf. Middle Dutch fluyten "to play the flute," also "to jeer"). Related: Flouted; flouting.