Flaunt - flout
From Hull AWE
This is a pair of words which are often confused. They sound alike, and their meanings are not far apart. Nevertheless, confusing them is a malapropism, and so can cause teachers to mark you wrong.
- To flaunt means to show off, e.g. oneâ€™s money, in front of others.
- To flout means to ignore, e.g. rules, or to show contempt for [someone or something].