how to pronounce flapper

/ˈflæp.əɹ/

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flapper is pronounced in two syllables

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flæpəɹ

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An example use of flapper in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… than use a flapper wheel a flapper disc …”

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.

words that rhyme with flapper

kidnappertrapperclapperzapperwrappersnapper

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