Flunk out - definition of flunk out by The Free Dictionary
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flunk (flŭngk) Informal
v. flunked, flunk·ing, flunks
To fail, especially in a course or an examination.
a. To fail (an examination or course).
b. To give a failing grade to (a student).
2. To fail (a drug test, as for a performance enhancing substance).
1. A failure.
2. A failing grade.
To expel or be expelled from a school or course because of work that does not meet required standards.
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Now that they can be properly called, let's hope that they won't flunk out
of the police squad like former dog-in-training Gavel.
Student Lindbergh's grades almost spelled "flunk out
." Lindbergh was teetering between a "C" and a "D" in Hyland's machine design course.
As well, he notes, the clinic serves clients who have no family doctor or who "flunk out
of the province's strict Nova Scotia Drug Dependency methadone program."