flaff

verb
\ ˈflaf \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of flaff

 (Entry 1 of 2)

intransitive verb

or flaffer \ -​afər \, chiefly Scottish : flap, flutter flaff in the wind

transitive verb

chiefly Scottish : to cause to flutter or flap the bird flaffs his wings

flaff

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of flaff (Entry 2 of 2)

1 chiefly Scottish : a movement made by flapping or fluttering
2 chiefly Scottish : a burst or gust especially of wind

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History and Etymology for flaff

Verb

flaff from Middle English (Scots) flaffen, of imitative origin; flaffer frequentative of flaff

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“Flaff.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flaff. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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