Synonyms for (noun) flap

Synonyms: flap

Definition: any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely

Usage: he wrote on the flap of the envelope

Similar words: covering

Definition: an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)


Synonyms: flap, flaps

Definition: a movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing; used to increase lift or drag

Similar words: aerofoil, airfoil, control surface, surface

Definition: a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight


Synonyms: flap

Definition: a movable piece of tissue partly connected to the body

Similar words: animal tissue

Definition: the tissue in the bodies of animals


Synonyms: flutter, fluttering, flap, flapping

Definition: the motion made by flapping up and down

Similar words: undulation, wave

Definition: (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth


Synonyms: fuss, flap, tizzy, dither, pother

Definition: an excited state of agitation

Usage: he was in a dither; there was a terrible flap about the theft

Similar words: agitation

Definition: a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance

Synonyms for (verb) flap

Synonyms: flap

Definition: pronounce with a flap, of alveolar sounds

Similar words: pronounce, say, sound out, enounce, enunciate, articulate

Definition: speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way

Usage: She pronounces French words in a funny way; I cannot say `zip wire'; Can the child sound out this complicated word?


Synonyms: dither, flap, pother

Definition: make a fuss; be agitated

Similar words: niggle, fret, fuss

Definition: worry unnecessarily or excessively

Usage: don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now


Synonyms: flap

Definition: move noisily

Usage: flags flapped in the strong wind

Similar words: pound, thump, beat

Definition: move rhythmically

Usage: Her heart was beating fast


Synonyms: undulate, flap, roll, wave

Definition: move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion

Usage: The curtains undulated; the waves rolled towards the beach

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: beat, flap

Definition: move with a flapping motion

Usage: The bird's wings were flapping

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: flap, beat

Definition: move with a thrashing motion

Usage: The bird flapped its wings; The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant