(new)origin, Vancouver, BC, Canada
from the word
flail, to act with
abandon. Has many meanings; losing something can be called
flailed, running around
like a chicken with
your head cut off usually when high on drugs can be called
flailing, someone going
crazy would be called
a flailer, flail would be a bunch of random stuff that a flailer has amassed. Can also refer to wasting time.
"Rob ran through the alleys
digging through the dumpsters flailing the night away."
her backpack in that alleyway over there!"
"Look at all those books, t-shirts and old newspapers, Devin has quite the pile of flail!"