Water flounder

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Water flounder (Zoöl) The windowpane (Pleuronectes maculatus).
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Usage

In literature:

A madder fellow than Bill Poodles never floundered in shallow water.
"Breaking Away" by Oliver Optic
Should the huge animal not be got out, the water would be spoiled; at all events, his floundering about would make it very muddy.
"Stories of Animal Sagacity" by W.H.G. Kingston
Sheets of water trickled over stretches of rock causing the horse to slip and flounder.
"Laramie Holds the Range" by Frank H. Spearman
I floundered on blindly through thick mud and pools of water.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, June 17, 1914" by Various
They remained upright, floundering about and struggling in the cold water amid chunks of thin ice.
"The Curlytops and Their Playmates" by Howard R. Garis
He was floundering around in water up to his waist.
"Dave Porter and His Rivals" by Edward Stratemeyer
But you ought to have seen the big boatswain floundering in the water, sir.
"Up The Baltic" by Oliver Optic
I floundered into shallow water, and paused.
"The Motor Pirate" by George Sidney Paternoster
Walking in water, his feet floundering in soft mud, was exhausting.
"It Could Be Anything" by John Keith Laumer
Slush or ice, deep snow or floundering in water holes, it made no difference.
"The Watchers of the Plains" by Ridgewell Cullum
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In news:

Think deep water, high tides for summer flounder .
Dolphins are always interesting to watch and their ability to flip flounder out of the water and corral schools of fish is amazing to see.
Several readers reported seeing dolphins flip flounder around them during the fall run in Cameron last year in water as shallow as three feet deep.
Jim Sutton's fishing report: Flounder bite still best in brackish water.
Flounder are a flatfish species and mostly bottom dwellers although on occasion they come up the water column to feed.
Louisiana waters hold lots of big flounder , providing excellent action on a wide variety of lures and baits.
Irene sends floundering flood insurance program further under water.
Tea Poached Tilapia water Lipton Orange & Spice Flavored Black Tea bags green onion fresh ginger tilapia cod flounder.
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