Visual Synonyms
 

Related Translator

Definition of flap

Save this image.
Generating Visual Synonyms...
please wait..
Please Wait..
flap

noun (n)

  • any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely (noun.artifact)
    Example:
    He wrote on the flap of the envelope.
    source: wordnet30
  • an excited state of agitation (noun.state)
    Synonym: dither, fuss, pother, tizzy
    Example:
    There was a terrible flap about the theft.
    source: wordnet30
  • the motion made by flapping up and down (noun.event)
    source: wordnet30
  • a movable piece of tissue partly connected to the body (noun.body)
    source: wordnet30
  • a movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing; used to increase lift or drag (noun.artifact)
    Synonym: flaps
    source: wordnet30
  • 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. (noun)
    source: webster1913

verb (v)

  • move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion (verb.motion)
    Synonym: roll, undulate, wave
    source: wordnet30
  • move noisily (verb.motion)
    Synonym: bang
    Example:
    Flags flapped in the strong wind.
    source: wordnet30
  • move with a thrashing motion (verb.motion)
    Synonym: beat
    Example:
    The bird flapped its wings.
    source: wordnet30
  • move with a flapping motion (verb.motion)
    Example:
    The bird's wings were flapping.
    source: wordnet30
  • make a fuss; be agitated (verb.emotion)
    Synonym: dither, pother
    source: wordnet30
  • pronounce with a flap, of alveolar sounds (verb.communication)
    source: wordnet30
  • To beat with a flap; to strike. (verb)
    source: webster1913
  • To move as do wings, or as something broad or loose; to fly with wings beating the air. (verb)
    source: webster1913

Visual Synonyms (Thesaurus)

noun verb

Images of flap


Link to this page