earflap


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ear·flap

 (îr′flăp′)
n.
A flap attached to a cap that may be turned down to cover the ears. Also called earlap.

earflap

(ˈɪəˌflæp)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) Also called: earlap either of two pieces of fabric or fur attached to a cap, which can be let down to keep the ears warm
2. (Zoology) zoology a small flap of skin forming the pinna of such animals as seals

ear•flap

(ˈɪərˌflæp)

n.
a flap attached to a cap, for covering the ear in cold weather.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.earflap - one of two flaps attached to a cap to keep the ears warmearflap - one of two flaps attached to a cap to keep the ears warm
cap - a tight-fitting headdress
flap - any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely; "he wrote on the flap of the envelope"
Translations

earflap

[ˈɪəflæp] Norejera f
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