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Definitions of flap:

part of speech: verb transitive

To stlike with, or as with, a flap; let fall; wave backwards and forwards rapidly and with a loose motion.

part of speech: past tense, past participle

Flapped.

part of speech: noun

Anything broad and flexible that hangs loose or is attached by one end or side and easily moved; as, the flap of a garment; the flap of the ear; the flap of a hat; " Embroidered waistcoats with large flaps."- Dickens; " A cartilaginous flap on the opening of the larynx."- Sir T. Brown; the motion of anything broad and loose, or a stroke with it:- pl. a disease in the lips of horses, in which they become blistered and swell on both sides.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To move, as wings, with noise.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To move as wings, or as something broad or loose; " The slackened sail flaps."- Tennyson; to fall like a flap, as the brim of a hat or other broad thing; to have the flap fall; " He had an old black hat on that flapped."- State Trials.

part of speech: noun

Anything broad and fiat hanging loosely, and fastened on one side; the motion or noise of anything broad and flat; a slap; the tail of a coat.

part of speech: noun

Anything broad, hanging loose, and easily moved; the motion and noise of it, as sails against the mast; tail of a coat.

part of speech: verb transitive

To beat with or as with a flap; to move, as something broad or flap- like; " The raven flapped his wing."- Tickell; to let fail the flap of, as a hat.

part of speech: verb

To move, as wings; to move or fall, as something loose; to beat with a flap.

part of speech: present participle

Flapping.

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