- 1. flap, covering
- usage: any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely; "he wrote on the flap of the envelope"
- 2. dither, pother, fuss, tizzy, flap, agitation
- usage: an excited state of agitation; "he was in a dither"; "there was a terrible flap about the theft"
- 3. flap, flapping, flutter, fluttering, wave, undulation
- usage: the motion made by flapping up and down
- 4. flap, animal tissue
- usage: a movable piece of tissue partly connected to the body
- 5. flap, flaps, airfoil, aerofoil, control surface, surface
- usage: a movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing; used to increase lift or drag
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- 1. roll, undulate, flap, wave, move
- usage: move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion; "The curtains undulated"; "the waves rolled towards the beach"
- 2. flap, beat, pound, thump
- usage: move noisily; "flags flapped in the strong wind"
- 3. beat, flap, move, displace
- usage: move with a thrashing motion; "The bird flapped its wings"; "The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky"
- 4. beat, flap, move
- usage: move with a flapping motion; "The bird's wings were flapping"
- 5. dither, flap, pother, fuss, niggle, fret
- usage: make a fuss; be agitated
- 6. flap, pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, say
- usage: pronounce with a flap, of alveolar sounds
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