Definition of floppy in English:
adjective (floppier, floppiest)
Tending to hang or move in a limp, loose, or ungainly way: the dog had floppy ears floppy hats
More example sentences
- ‘Hello, Addy,’ she gasps, clasping a tube to her lips, a big white floppy cricket hat hanging over her scalp.
- Police described the offender as white, aged about 17, of thin build, with short, dark, floppy hair, protruding ears and a crooked nose.
- Bourbon looked at Farly, who looked just a little pitiful slumped on the couch, hands folded on his stomach, his soft, floppy ears hanging low on his head.
noun (plural floppies)(also floppy disk) Computing Back to top
- Example sentences
- Unapologetically aimed at media-literate, pop-savvy youth, it opens on a mid shot of a floppily attired young male.
- The giddiness faded from him, too, when he saw a soaking wet Robert half-leaning in the doorway, and a passed out Tobias cradled floppily in his arms.
- So yesterday I was just going to hang around the house all floppily and watch TV and maybe go through this DVD again.
- Example sentences
- Possible side effects include stiffness, floppiness, shakes/tremors, eye rolling/blurred vision, speech/dribbling problems, excessive sweating and racing heartbeat.
- I have a type ‘C’ hangover, low-powered but persistent, a continuing feeling of gentle nausea with general floppiness and apathy attached.
- Causes of this type of breathing may include vocal cord paralysis or weakness, floppiness in the airways or voice box, or a blood vessel pressing on the outside of the airway (vascular compression).
Words that rhyme with floppychoppy, copy, jalopy, moppy, poppy, sloppy, soppy, stroppy
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