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flap +‎ -y

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flappy (comparative flappier, superlative flappiest)

  1. 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[1]:
      Two adorable fashion boys eagerly welcomed us, one in a schoolboy outfit and the other floating around in a flappy white smock-cape.