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See definition of flaps on Dictionary.com
  • nounwinged or extended part of an object
  • nouncommotion
  • verbflutter

synonyms for flaps

  • accessory
  • adjunct
  • appendage
  • apron
  • cover
  • drop
  • fly
  • fold
  • hanging
  • lapel
  • lobe
  • lug
  • overlap
  • pendant
  • ply
  • queue
  • skirt
  • strip
  • tab
  • tag
  • tail
  • tippet
  • pendulosity
  • turbulence
  • brouhaha
  • fuss
  • confusion
  • pother
  • turmoil
  • to-do
  • tizzy
  • lather
  • agitation
  • tumult
  • twitter
  • state
  • sweat
  • fluster
  • panic
  • flutter
  • dither
  • stew
  • banging
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antonyms for flaps

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  • calm
  • peace
  • peacefulness
  • peacefulness
  • order
  • peace
  • calmness
  • calm
  • soothe
  • calm
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How to use flaps in a sentence

Something light flaps on the floor of the next cell, and the quick, short step has passed me by.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
Jim fastened the flaps on the outside and went back to the camp-fire, where Talpers was storming up and down like a madman.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
He is an old, grizzled man dressed in dungaree pants, a sweater, and a woolen cap with ear flaps.
FIFTY CONTEMPORARY ONE-ACT PLAYSVARIOUS
So he kissed her; and when the flaps of the tent had closed behind her and her maids, he called Hossein.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
He was buckling fast Trenchefer when the flaps of the next tent parted, and forth came a figure—his wife.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
The flaps D rest against the outside of the box, and are held in place by the box cover.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
A cock suddenly crows and fussily flaps his wings; he is slowly answered by the low of a calf, shut up in the stall.
DREAM TALES AND PROSE POEMSIVAN TURGENEV
Then the little flaps over the holes are closed, and the frog swallows this air, forcing it down into the baglike lungs.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
Communication between auricles and ventricles is guarded by little flaps or valves.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
The flaps of his waist-coat came half-way down his thighs, and the ends of his cravat reached to his waist.
THE PICKWICK PAPERSCHARLES DICKENS
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