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flap·per

 (flăp′ər)
n.
1. A broad flexible part, such as a flipper.
2. A young woman of the 1920s who rebelled against conventional ideas of ladylike behavior and dress.

[Sense 2, British Slang, very young female prostitute, flapper, possibly from flapper, fledgling partridge or duck (from flap) or from dialectal flap, loose or flighty girl.]

flapper

(ˈflæpə)
n
1. a person or thing that flaps
2. (Historical Terms) (in the 1920s) a young woman, esp one flaunting her unconventional dress and behaviour

flap•per

(ˈflæp ər)

n.
1. something broad and flat used for striking.
2. a broad flat hinged or hanging piece; flap.
3. a young woman flouting conventional behavior esp. in the 1920s.

Flapper

A name applied in the 1920s to young women who behaved in public in a somewhat risqu? manner.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Flapper - a young woman in the 1920s who flaunted her unconventional conduct and dressflapper - a young woman in the 1920s who flaunted her unconventional conduct and dress
fille, girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman - a young woman; "a young lady of 18"
Translations

flapper

[ˈflæpəʳ] N (Hist) → joven f a la moda (de los 1920)
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