flappy

adjective
flap·​py | \ ˈfla-pē How to pronounce flappy (audio) \

Definition of flappy

: flapping or tending to flap

Examples of flappy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The strongest looks were the fruit of simple, yet bold, designs ideas: Such as a luxuriant flappy copper skirt constructed by two large discs of material stitched at the sides. Thomas Adamson, chicagotribune.com, "Stella McCartney presents eco-manifesto at Paris Fashion Week show," 2 Oct. 2019 Sectarians may find too little purity for their tastes, what with a flappy paddle gearbox and LDVI's electronic safety net. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, "The Lamborghini Huracán Evo is actually proof of intelligent design," 7 June 2019 The strongest looks were the fruit of simple, yet bold, designs ideas: Such as a luxuriant flappy copper skirt constructed by two large discs of material stitched at the sides. Thomas Adamson, chicagotribune.com, "Stella McCartney presents eco-manifesto at Paris Fashion Week show," 2 Oct. 2019 The strongest looks were the fruit of simple, yet bold, designs ideas: Such as a luxuriant flappy copper skirt constructed by two large discs of material stitched at the sides. Thomas Adamson, chicagotribune.com, "Stella McCartney presents eco-manifesto at Paris Fashion Week show," 2 Oct. 2019 The strongest looks were the fruit of simple, yet bold, designs ideas: Such as a luxuriant flappy copper skirt constructed by two large discs of material stitched at the sides. Thomas Adamson, chicagotribune.com, "Stella McCartney presents eco-manifesto at Paris Fashion Week show," 2 Oct. 2019 Dumbos are rare, primitive animals that propel themselves with the help of two flappy fins perched on their heads like cartoon elephant ears. Susan Casey, Outside Online, "One Man's Wild Quest to Reach the Bottom of Every Ocean," 22 Oct. 2019 The strongest looks were the fruit of simple, yet bold, designs ideas: Such as a luxuriant flappy copper skirt constructed by two large discs of material stitched at the sides. Thomas Adamson, chicagotribune.com, "Stella McCartney presents eco-manifesto at Paris Fashion Week show," 2 Oct. 2019 The strongest looks were the fruit of simple, yet bold, designs ideas: Such as a luxuriant flappy copper skirt constructed by two large discs of material stitched at the sides. Washington Post, "McCartney presents eco-manifesto at Paris Fashion Week show," 30 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of flappy

1825, in the meaning defined above

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“Flappy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flappy. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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