Definitions for flap

Definitions for (noun) flap

Main entry: flap

Definition: any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely

Usage: he wrote on the flap of the envelope

Main entry: flap, flaps

Definition: a movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing; used to increase lift or drag

Main entry: flap

Definition: a movable piece of tissue partly connected to the body

Main entry: flutter, fluttering, flap, flapping

Definition: the motion made by flapping up and down

Main entry: fuss, flap, tizzy, dither, pother

Definition: an excited state of agitation

Usage: he was in a dither; there was a terrible flap about the theft

Definitions for (verb) flap

Main entry: flap

Definition: pronounce with a flap, of alveolar sounds

Main entry: dither, flap, pother

Definition: make a fuss; be agitated

Main entry: flap

Definition: move noisily

Usage: flags flapped in the strong wind

Main entry: undulate, flap, roll, wave

Definition: move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion

Usage: The curtains undulated; the waves rolled towards the beach

Main entry: beat, flap

Definition: move with a flapping motion

Usage: The bird's wings were flapping

Main entry: flap, beat

Definition: move with a thrashing motion

Usage: The bird flapped its wings; The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky

Visual thesaurus for flap