HyperDic: flap

English > 11 senses of the word flap:
NOUNartifactflapany broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge
stateflap, dither, pother, fuss, tizzyan excited state of agitation
eventflap, flapping, flutter, flutteringthe motion made by flapping up and down
bodyflapa movable piece of tissue partly connected to the body
artifactflap, flapsa movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing
VERBmotionflap, roll, undulate, wavemove in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
motionflapmove noisily
motionflap, beatmove with a thrashing motion
motionflap, beatmove with a flapping motion
emotionflap, dither, pothermake a fuss
communicationflappronounce with a flap, of alveolar sounds
flap > pronunciation
Soundsflae'p
Rhymesbackslap ... zap: 45 rhymes with aep...
English > flap: 11 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAny broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely.
Example"he wrote on the flap of the envelope"
NarrowerbarndoorAn opaque adjustable flap on a lamp fixture
coattailThe loose back flap of a coat that hangs below the waist
codpiece(15th-16th century) a flap for the crotch of men's tight-fitting breeches
earflap, earlapOne of two flaps attached to a cap to keep the ears warm
jag, dagA flap along the edge of a garment
lap, overlapA flap that lies over another part
pocket flapA flap that covers the access to a pocket
tent-fly, rainfly, fly sheet, fly, tent flapflap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
tongueThe flap of material / material under the laces of a shoe or boot
BroadercoveringAn artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
Spanishflap
English > flap: 11 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningAn excited state of agitation.
Example "there was a terrible flap about the theft"
Synonymsdither, pother, fuss, tizzy
BroaderagitationA mental state of extreme / extreme emotional disturbance
Catalantramat
Verbsflapmake a fuss
English > flap: 11 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningThe motion made by flapping up and down.
Synonymsflapping, flutter, fluttering
Broaderwave, undulation(physics) a movement up and down or back and forth
Spanishagitación, aleteo, revoloteo, revuelo
Verbsflapmove noisily
flapmove in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
flapmove with a flapping motion
flapmove with a thrashing motion
English > flap: 11 senses > noun 4, body
MeaningA movable piece of tissue partly connected to the body.
Narrowercusp, leafletA thin triangular flap of a heart valve
protective foldA flap of tissue that protects what it covers
soft palate, velumA muscular flap that closes off the nasopharynx during swallowing or speaking
uvulaA small pendant fleshy lobe at the back of the soft palate
Broaderanimal tissueThe tissue in the bodies of animals
English > flap: 11 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing; used to increase lift or drag.
Synonymflaps
Part ofwingOne of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane
Narrowerlanding flapA flap on the underside of the wing that is lowered to slow the plane for landing
Broaderairfoil, aerofoil, control surface, surfaceA device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air
Spanishalerones, flap, flaps
English > flap: 11 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymsroll, undulate, wave
Narrowerluffflap when the wind is blowing equally on both sides
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishagitar, girar, ondear, ondular
Catalanagitar-se, agitar, girar, ondejar, ondular, onejar, oscil·lar, volar
Nounsflap, flappingthe motion made by flapping up and down
English > flap: 11 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove noisily.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"flags flapped in the strong wind"
Broaderbeat, pound, thumpMove rhythmically
Spanishagitar, ondear
Catalanagitar, ondejar, onejar
Nounsflap, flappingthe motion made by flapping up and down
English > flap: 11 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningMove with a thrashing motion.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The bird flapped its wings"
Synonymbeat
Narrowerbateflap the wings wildly or frantically
clapCause to strike the air in flight
flutterFlap the wings rapidly or fly with flapping movements
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Similar tobeat, flapMove with a flapping motion
Spanishagitar, aletear, batir, sacudir
Catalanagitar, aletejar, batre, espolsar
Nounsflap, flappingthe motion made by flapping up and down
English > flap: 11 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningMove with a flapping motion.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The bird's wings were flapping"
Synonymbeat
Narrowerclapstrike the air in flight
flail, threshMove like a flail
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Similar tobeat, flapMove with a thrashing motion
Spanishagitar, aletear, golpetear
Catalanagitar, aletejar, copejar, esbategar
Nounsflap, flappingthe motion made by flapping up and down
English > flap: 11 senses > verb 5, emotion
Meaningmake a fuss; be agitated.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsdither, pother
Broaderfuss, niggle, fretWorry unnecessarily or excessively
Spanishagitar, inquietarse, vacilar
Catalanagitar, inquietar-se, vacil·lar
Nounsflapan excited state of agitation
English > flap: 11 senses > verb 6, communication
Meaningpronounce with a flap, of alveolar sounds.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderpronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, sayspeak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way

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