Synonyms for flap

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : flap
Phonetic Transcription : flæp

Top 10 synonyms for flap Other synonyms for the word flap

Définition of flap

Origin :
  • 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
Example sentences :
  • 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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