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flap US English

(Of a bird) move (its wings) up and down when flying or preparing to fly

flap US Thesaurus

the mallards flapped their wings

cat flap US English

A small hinged flap in an outer door, through which a cat may enter or leave a building

mud flap US English

A flap that hangs behind the wheel of a vehicle and is designed to prevent water, mud, and stones thrown up from the road from hitting the bodywork of the vehicle or any following vehicles

flap valve US English

A valve opened and closed by a plate hinged at one side

storm flap US English

A piece of material designed to protect an opening or fastener on a tent or coat from the effects of rain

cow flop US English

A cowpat

earflap US English

A flap of material on a hat or cap, covering the ear

flapshell US English

A soft-shelled turtle, native to India and Africa, with flaps of skin on the lower shell that fold to protect the hindlimbs and tail, and flexible margins to the upper shell that protect the head and limbs

flap-shelled turtle in flapshell US English

A soft-shelled turtle, native to India and Africa, with flaps of skin on the lower shell that fold to protect the hindlimbs and tail, and flexible margins to the upper shell that protect the head and limbs