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flap

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of flap

  1. a state of wildly excited activity or emotion <there was a major flap when area residents found out that the President would be visiting> Synonyms agitation, deliriousness, delirium, distraction, fever, feverishness, frenzy, furor, furore, fury, hysteria, rage, rampage, uproarRelated Words chaos, confusion, disorder, havoc, pandemonium, turmoil; bedlam, bother, brouhaha, bustle, clamor, clatter, commotion, disturbance, fuss, hoo-ha (also hoo-hah), hubbub, hullabaloo, hurly-burly, ruckus, ruction, rumpus, shindy, squall, stew, stir, storm, to-do, tempest, tumultNear Antonyms calm, calmness, peace, peacefulness, placidity, quiet, quietude, repose, restfulness, sereneness, serenity, still, stillness, tranquillity (or tranquility), tranquilness




flap

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of flap

  1. to move or cause to move with a striking motion <the stirring sight of a huge flock of geese flapping their wings> Synonyms beat, flail, flop, flutter, whip Related Words bang, batter, buffet, knock, pound, smack, spank, thump; flick, flicker, flit; fan, oscillate, sway, swing; undulate, wave; palpitate, pulse, throb




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