Related to flappable: unflappable


adj. Informal
Easily excited or upset.
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easily upset or agitated(of wings) able to be flapped
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(ˈflæp ə bəl)

adj. Informal.
easily upset or confused, esp. under stress.
[1965–70; back formation from unflappable]
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