There are 2 translations of flap in Spanish:

flap1

Pronunciation: /flæp/

n

  • 2 (motion) aletazo (m) the eagle flew off with a flap of its wings el águila echó a volar con un batir de alas, el águila echó a volar dando un aletazo the flap of the sails in the wind el batir or el golpeteo de las velas con el viento
  • 3 (commotion, agitation) [colloquial/familiar] to be in/get into a flap estar*/ponerse* como loco [familiar/colloquial] there's a big flap (on) at the office se ha armado tremendo lío en la oficina [familiar/colloquial]
  • 4 [Ling] flap (m) (el sonido como el de la r española en "pera")

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 2 translations of flap in Spanish:

flap2

(-pp-)

vi

  • 1 [sail/curtain] agitarse, sacudirse; [flag] ondear, agitarse; [door/window/shutter] dar* golpes, golpearse (AmL) the bird flapped off el pájaro echó a volar batiendo las alas her ears were flapping (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] tenía las antenas conectadas or (AmL tb) paradas [familiar/colloquial]
  • 2 (panic) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar], agitarse, ponerse* como loco [familiar/colloquial] don't flap! ¡tranquila, mujer!

vt

  • 2 [Ling] a flapped r una r simple (como la de la r española en "pera")

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.