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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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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