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floppy

flop·py

floppy

 
pronunciation:
fla pi
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: floppier, floppiest
definition: loosely hanging or flapping; softy flexible.
He loved the dog's floppy ears.The child hugged her floppy rag doll.
antonyms:
erect
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part of speech: noun
inflections: floppies
definition: in computers, a flexible plastic disk having a magnetic surface used to store data; floppy disk.
I put the data on a floppy.
derivations: floppily (adv.), floppiness (n.)
Word Builder: floppy +
  • floppy disk:
    a plastic disk for a computer that stores data.
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