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flap

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a state of wildly excited activity or emotion
  • there was a major flap when area residents found out that the President would be visiting

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flap

verb

Synonyms of flap (Entry 2 of 2)

to move or cause to move with a striking motion
  • the stirring sight of a huge flock of geese flapping their wings

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The first known use of flap was in the 14th century

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“Flap.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flap. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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