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Definition of flap:

  1. A disease in the lips of horses.
  2. A hinged leaf, as of a table or shutter.
  3. Anything broad and limber that hangs loose, or that is attached by one side or end and is easily moved; as, the flap of a garment.
  4. The motion of anything broad and loose, or a stroke or sound made with it; as, the flap of a sail or of a wing.
  5. To beat with a flap; to strike.
  6. To fall and hang like a flap, as the brim of a hat, or other broad thing.
  7. To move as do wings, or as something broad or loose; to fly with wings beating the air.
  8. To move, as something broad and flaplike; as, to flap the wings; to let fall, as the brim of a hat.

Synonyms:

pulsate, stray, beckon, flourish, ticktock, pluck, hustle, vagabond, undulate, commotion, pound, flit, pettifoggery, scramble, tucker, calm, quake, bunk, drift, roll up, stir, brandish, thrill, outfox, bickering, circumvent, disorder, wander, work over, flurry, joggle, vanquish, flitter, revolve, roll out, drop, curl, agitation, swan, disruption, agitate, sway, perplex, pother, hoo-hah, fly, beat, pendant, squabble, beat up, ado, turbulence, tucker out, wave, bother, ruffle, kerfuffle, lobe, drum, twine, trounce, spat, nonplus, trouble, riffle, tab, tramp, baffle, vex, flaps, dumbfound, get, wash up, hassle, puzzle, stupefy, wing, flop, bustle, flutter, range, totter, vibrate, jounce, shiver, exhaust, sail, stick, flummox, flicker, tippet, waver, disturbance, dither, oscillate, turmoil, roam, helter-skelter, cockle, fluttering, tizzy, wind, mystify, roll, rove, adjunct, hoo-ha, jolt, seethe, ticktack, overlap, shell, shudder, turn over, ramble, bewilder, gravel, wing, apron, reel, swing, quiver, thrum, tail, fly, move, tiff, lappet, uproar, fluctuate, tremble, ripple, tag, strip, wrap, waggle, amaze, to-do, beat out, shake, cast, order, crush, appendage, rock, wheel, flapping, fuss, hanging, outsmart, ply, overreach, quaver, bicker, cover, queue, jar, pose, tumult, accessory, pendulosity, tick, skirt, hurly burly, repetition, lapel, outwit.

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