unflappable

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

Definition of unflappable

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of unflappable

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


First Known Use: 1954


UNFLAPPABLE Defined for English Language Learners

unflappable

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

Definition of unflappable for English Language Learners

  • : not easily upset : unusually calm in difficult situations



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