Flail - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- move like a flail; thresh about (syn: thresh)
They were flailing their arms to drive away the insects.
The wounded animal lay on the ground, flailing helplessly.
He was wildly flailing about on the dance floor.
The bird's wings flailed the water.
He flailed wildly as she tried to hold him down.
James flailed about in the shallow water.
Her arms were flailing
present participle: flailing
past tense: flailed
past participle: flailed