Synonyms for flap
|Grammar : Noun, verb|
|Spell : flap|
|Phonetic Transcription : flæp|
Top 10 synonyms for flap Other synonyms for the word flap
Définition of flapOrigin :
- mid-14c., flappe "a blow, slap," probably imitative of the sound of striking. Meaning "something that hangs down" is first recorded 1520s. Sense of "motion or noise like a bird's wing" is 1774; meaning "disturbance, noisy tumult" is 1916, British slang.
- noun winged or extended part of an object
- noun commotion
- verb flutter
- A five, a four and the main,' shouted the big man, with a voice like the flap of a sail.
- Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
- Anthony lifted the flap, holding up the lantern, and we both looked in.
- Extract from : « It Happened in Egypt » by C. N. Williamson
- Oh, I wish you could have seen him flap his wings with delight.
- Extract from : « Harper's Young People, July 27, 1880 » by Various
- Then he let down the flap, and examined the empty pigeon-holes and dusty panelling.
- Extract from : « The Golden Age » by Kenneth Grahame
- I put gun and maps in the right pocket; food in that flap behind you.
- Extract from : « Under Arctic Ice » by H.G. Winter
- The two men then advanced, while one threw open the flap of the tent.
- Extract from : « The Fiery Totem » by Argyll Saxby
- He led the way into the tent, raising the flap for Jimmie and his captor to pass.
- Extract from : « Boy Scouts Mysterious Signal » by G. Harvey Ralphson
- The tent was just as they had left it, and Meg cautiously unbuttoned the flap.
- Extract from : « Four Little Blossoms at Brookside Farm » by Mabel C. Hawley
- Because you feel that you must get up high enough to flap your wings.
- Extract from : « Glory of Youth » by Temple Bailey
- Then she walked to the front of the tent, opened the flap, and looked out.
- Extract from : « Whispering Smith » by Frank H. Spearman
Antonyms for flap
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