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flap

flap

 
pronunciation:
flaep
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: flapped, flapping, flaps
definition 1: to move the arms, wings, or the like rapidly up and down.
definition 2: to wave or flutter, often noisily.
a flag flapping in the wind
similar words:
wave, whip
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to move (the arms, wings, or the like) rapidly up and down.
definition 2: to cause (something) to wave or flutter, often noisily.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: any piece that is attached only at one end, edge, or corner, esp. one that is thin, flat, or flexible.
a tent flapthe flap of an envelopea wing flap on an airplane
similar words:
tag, tongue
definition 2: the act or an instance of flapping.
similar words:
wave
definition 3: the sound made by flapping.
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