how to pronounce flapper

flæpɚ

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meanings of flapper

noun:

  1. A young woman, especially when unconventional or without decorum; now particularly associated with the 1920s.
  2. A young wild duck.
  3. Any injury that results in a loose flap of skin on the fingers, making gripping difficult.
  4. Something that flaps.
  5. A flapper valve.
  6. A flipper; a limb of a turtle, which functions as a flipper or paddle when swimming.