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flop·py

 (flŏp′ē)
adj. flop·pi·er, flop·pi·est
Tending to flop or hang; loose and flexible: a rabbit with floppy ears.
n. pl. flop·pies
A floppy disk.

flop′pi·ly adv.
flop′pi·ness n.

floppy

(ˈflɒpɪ)
adj, -pier or -piest
limp or hanging loosely: a dog with floppy ears.
n, pl -pies
(Computer Science) short for floppy disk
ˈfloppily adv
ˈfloppiness n

flop•py

(ˈflɒp i)

adj. -pi•er, -pi•est, adj.
1. tending to flop: a dog with floppy ears.
n.
[1855–60]
flop′pi•ly, adv.
flop′pi•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.floppy - a small plastic magnetic disk enclosed in a stiff envelope with a radial slitfloppy - a small plastic magnetic disk enclosed in a stiff envelope with a radial slit; used to store data or programs for a microcomputer; "floppy disks are noted for their relatively slow speed and small capacity and low price"
magnetic disc, magnetic disk, disc, disk - (computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored
Adj.1.floppy - hanging limply; "a spaniel with floppy ears"
lax - lacking in strength or firmness or resilience; "a lax rope"; "a limp handshake"

floppy

adjective droopy, soft, loose, hanging, limp, flapping, sagging, baggy, flip-flop, flaccid, pendulous the girl with the floppy hat

floppy

adjective
Lacking in stiffness or firmness:
Translations
مُتَدَلِّ، هابِط
měkkýpoddajný
slatten
lógó
linur, tuskulegur
so širokým zvlneným okrajom

floppy

[ˈflɒpɪ]
A. ADJ (floppier (compar) (floppiest (superl))) [hat] → flexible; [doll] → de trapo
a dog with floppy earsun perro con las orejas caídas
C. CPD floppy disc or disk N (Comput) → disquete m, disco m flexible

floppy

[ˈflɒpi] adj [hair, fringe] → lâche, flottant(e)
a floppy hat → un chapeau à bords flottantsfloppy disk n (COMPUTING)disquette f

floppy

adj (+er)schlaff, schlapp; movementschlaksig; clothesweit; hairwallend; bowweich; floppy hatSchlapphut m; floppy earsSchlappohren pl
n (= disk)Floppy Disk f, → Diskette f

floppy

[ˈflɒpɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → floscio/a, molle
floppy hat → cappello floscio

flop

(flop) verbpast tense, past participle flopped
1. to fall or sit down suddenly and heavily. She flopped into an armchair.
2. to hang or swing about loosely. Her hair flopped over her face.
3. (of a theatrical production) to fail; to be unsuccessful. the play flopped.
noun
1. (a) flopping movement.
2. a failure. The show was a complete flop.
ˈfloppy adjective
tending to flop; flopping. a floppy hat.
ˌfloppy ˈdisk noun
a small computer disk for storing information.
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