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KK Pronunciation

〔 flæp 〕


〔 flæp 〕

Overview of noun flap

The noun flap has 5 senses

  • flap -- (any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely; "he wrote on the flap of the envelope")

  • dither, pother, fuss, tizzy, flap -- (an excited state of agitation; "he was in a dither"; "there was a terrible flap about the theft")

  • flap, flapping, flutter, fluttering -- (the motion made by flapping up and down)

  • flap -- (a movable piece of tissue partly connected to the body)

  • flap, flaps -- (a movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing; used to increase lift or drag)

Overview of verb flap

The verb flap has 6 senses

  • roll, undulate, flap, wave -- (move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion; "The curtains undulated"; "the waves rolled towards the beach")

  • flap -- (move noisily; "flags flapped in the strong wind")

  • beat, flap -- (move with a thrashing motion; "The bird flapped its wings"; "The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky")

  • beat, flap -- (move with a flapping motion; "The bird's wings were flapping")

  • dither, flap, pother -- (make a fuss; be agitated)

  • flap -- (pronounce with a flap, of alveolar sounds)