Pronunciation: (flap'ur), [key]
1. something broad and flat used for striking or for making a noise by striking.
2. a broad, flat, hinged or hanging piece; flap.
3. a young woman, esp. one who, during the 1920s, behaved and dressed in a boldly unconventional manner.
4. a young bird just learning to fly.
5. Slang.the hand.
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