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unflappable

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adjective un·flap·pa·ble \-ˈfla-pə-bəl\

Simple Definition of unflappable

  • : not easily upset : unusually calm in difficult situations

Full Definition of unflappable

  1. :  marked by assurance and self-control

un·flap·pa·bil·i·ty play \-ˌfla-pə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
un·flap·pa·bly play \-ˈfla-pə-blē\ adverb

Examples of unflappable

  1. He has a reputation for being unflappable.

  2. <the unflappable teacher never even blinked when the wall map came crashing down>



Origin of unflappable

1un- + 1flap (state of excitement) + -able


First Known Use: 1954

Rhymes with unflappable



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