- Rhymes: -æpi
- that flaps
- 2008, Anne Spollen, The Shape of Water:
- The whole time we walked to the beach, Dorothy kept yanking at the flappy little skirt covering her bottom. I looked away from the poverty of her flesh, from the weave of veins that crossed her skin.
- 2009 July 23, Mike Albo, “A Neighborhood for Aspirations”, in New York Times:
- Two adorable fashion boys eagerly welcomed us, one in a schoolboy outfit and the other floating around in a flappy white smock-cape.