Definitions For Flap


  • Any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely
  • A movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing; used to increase lift or drag
  • A movable piece of tissue partly connected to the body
  • The motion made by flapping up and down
  • An excited state of agitation
  • A flat piece of material that is attached to something on one side and that can be easily moved
  • The movement or sound of something that is moving up and down or back and forth
  • A state or situation in which many people are excited or upset


  • Pronounce with a flap, of alveolar sounds
  • Make a fuss; be agitated
  • Move noisily
  • Move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
  • Move with a flapping motion
  • Move with a thrashing motion
  • To move (something) up and down or back and forth

Is Flap a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Flap is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Flap in a Sentence

  • She opened the tent flap and crawled outside.
  • The inside flap of a book's cover
  • A loose flap of skin
  • The breeze flapped the sails.
  • The flag flapped in the breeze.
  • The bird's wings were flapping.

Synonyms for Flap

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