Definición de flap in Inglés flapPronunciación: /flap/Traducir flap | al francés | al alemán | al italiano | al español verb (flaps, flapping, flapped) 1 [with object] (of a bird) move (its wings) up and down when flying or preparing to fly:a pheasant flapped its wings [no object]:gulls flapped around uttering their strange cries [no object] (of something loosely fastened) flutter or wave around:lines of washing flapped in the wind move (something) up and down or to and fro:he flapped the envelope in front of my face [with object and adverbial of direction] strike at (something) loosely, especially to drive it away:she flapped my hands away as she sat up 2 [no object] British informal be agitated or panicky:it’s all right, Mother, don’t flap noun 1a thin, flat piece of cloth, paper, metal, etc. that is hinged or attached on one side only and covers an opening or hangs down from something:the flap of the envelope he pushed through the tent flap a hinged or sliding section of an aircraft wing used to control lift:flaps are normally moved by the hydraulics 2an act of flapping something, typically a wing or arm, up and down or from side to side:the surviving bird made a few final despairing flaps 3 [in singular] informal a state of agitation; a panic:your Gran was in a flap, worrying she’d put her foot in it 4a large broad mushroom. 5 Phonetics a type of consonant produced by allowing the tip of the tongue to strike the palate very briefly. Phrases someone's ears are flapping British informal someone is trying to a listen to a conversation between other people. Derivatives flappy adjective (flappier, flappiest)Origin: Middle English: probably imitativeflap en otros diccionarios Oxford Definición de flap en el diccionario de Inglés de EE.UU.