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verb as in flutter

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It would knock the eyes out of the Sun and Evening News, and we rejoiced and flapped our wings accordingly.

Thousands cheered for Ukrainian unity and heroism as the blue-and-yellow flags of their country flapped in the late summer sun.

When the bird, which weighs more than 10lbs,  flapped her wings, the prince was almost clipped by her impressive four foot span.

Fashion affectation, though, was lost on Liebling, whose military-issue slacks fit so loosely they flapped in the breeze.

Gallant wore long, flowing shirts that flapped opened to reveal his stomach, and high-heeled cowboy boots with metal toes.

But all of a sudden he flew up on the tallest fence-post he could find, and flapped his wings.

While he spoke, the tent doors flapped aside, and Duke Godfrey himself strode forth.

Slowly the earth came nearer and the wind howled through the rigging and the partly filled bag flapped and thundered.

And something that had long been straining at its checks in my mind flapped over, and he and I found ourselves of one accord.

The dusky nymphs had flippety-flapped off; the hostess with the smile had also disappeared, and there was silence.


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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flapped, such as: flail, flop, dangle, hang, vibrate, and thrash.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.