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Synonyms for flapping
flap·ping

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flap, flapping, flutter, flutteringnoun

    the motion made by flapping up and down

    Synonyms:
    commotion, fluttering, disturbance, dither, waver, flap, flicker, flutter, hoo-ha, to-do, flaps, hurly burly, kerfuffle, tizzy, disruption, pother, fuss, hoo-hah

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#14613flap
#15079disruption
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#29664flicker
#35039commotion
#37891flutter
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#57151fluttering
#64040waver
#75259dither
#89948kerfuffle
#121386tizzy

How to use flapping in a sentence?

  1. Kevin Chen:

    Through various theoretical, computational and experimental studies, we found that the mechanics of flapping propulsion are actually very similar in air and in water, in both cases, the wing is moving back and forth. The only difference is the speed at which the wing flaps.

  2. Jonathan Houghton:

    When the shark opens its mouth, it's kind of like opening your jacket on a windy day. It inflates out and that cartilage gives it some structure so that its skin isn't just flapping around.


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