unflappable

adjective un·flap·pa·ble \ ˌən-ˈfla-pə-bəl \
Updated on: 8 Dec 2017

Definition of unflappable

: marked by assurance and self-control

unflappability

play \ˌən-ˌfla-pə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

unflappably

play \ˌən-ˈfla-pə-blē\ adverb

Examples of unflappable in a Sentence

  1. He has a reputation for being unflappable.

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

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Origin and Etymology of unflappable

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


UNFLAPPABLE Defined for English Language Learners

unflappable

adjective

Definition of unflappable for English Language Learners

  • : not easily upset : unusually calm in difficult situations



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