Definition of floppy in English:

floppy

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Pronunciation: /ˈflɒpi
 
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adjective (floppier, floppiest)

noun (plural floppies)

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  • (also floppy disk) A flexible removable magnetic disk (typically encased in a hard plastic shell) for storing data.
    More example sentences
    • High-end computer furniture pieces allow the user to lock up all the storage media such as floppies, compact discs and detachable storage devices.
    • Similarly, you can't have two hard drives and a floppy, nor can you have dual optical drives.
    • If there is a floppy in the disk drive, remove it.

Derivatives

floppily

adverb
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  • 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.

floppiness

noun
More 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).

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