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flap

 
Noun flap has 5 senses
  1. flap - any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely; "he wrote on the flap of the envelope"
    --1 is a kind of
    covering
    --1 has particulars:
     barndoor; coattail; codpiece; earflap, earlap; jag, dag; lap, overlap; pocket flap; tent-fly, rainfly, fly sheet, fly, tent flap; tongue
  2. dither, pother, fuss, tizzy, flap - an excited state of agitation; "he was in a dither"; "there was a terrible flap about the theft"
    --2 is a kind of agitation
    Derived form: verb flap5
  3. flap, flapping, flutter, fluttering - the motion made by flapping up and down
    --3 is a kind of wave, undulation
    Derived forms: verb flap4, verb flap3, verb flap2, verb flap1
  4. flap - a movable piece of tissue partly connected to the body
    --4 is a kind of
    animal tissue
    --4 has particulars:
     uvula; soft palate, velum; protective fold; cusp, leaflet
  5. flap, flaps - a movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing; used to increase lift or drag
    --5 is a kind of airfoil, aerofoil, control surface, surface
    --5 is a part of wing
    --5 has particulars: landing flap
Verb flap has 6 senses
  1. 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"
    --1 is one way to move
    Derived forms: noun flap3, noun flapping1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  2. flap - move noisily; "flags flapped in the strong wind"
    --2 is one way to
    beat, pound, thump
    Derived forms: noun flap3, noun flapping1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  3. beat, flap - move with a thrashing motion; "The bird flapped its wings"; "The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky"
    --3 is one way to move, displace
    Derived forms: noun flap3, noun flapping1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  4. beat, flap - move with a flapping motion; "The bird's wings were flapping"
    --4 is one way to move
    Derived forms: noun flap3, noun flapping1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  5. dither, flap, pother - make a fuss; be agitated
    --5 is one way to fuss, niggle, fret
    Derived form: noun flap2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  6. flap - pronounce with a flap, of alveolar sounds
    --6 is one way to
    pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, say
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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