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flap

Definitions by Oxford


[flap], (Verb)

Definitions:
- (of a bird) move (its wings) up and down when flying or preparing to fly
(e.g: a pheasant flapped its wings)

- be agitated or panicky
(e.g: it's all right, Mother, don't flap)


Phrases:
- someone's ears are flapping

Origin:
Middle English: probably imitative


[flap], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a thin, flat piece of cloth, paper, metal, etc. that is hinged or attached on one side only and covers an opening or hangs down from something
(e.g: the flap of the envelope)

- an act of flapping something, typically a wing or arm, up and down or from side to side
(e.g: the surviving bird made a few final despairing flaps)

- a state of agitation; a panic
(e.g: your Gran was in a flap, worrying she'd put her foot in it)

- a large broad mushroom.

- a type of consonant produced by allowing the tip of the tongue to strike the palate very briefly.


Phrases:
- someone's ears are flapping

Origin:







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