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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.
References in classic literature ?
When he espied Denisov he hastily threw something into the bushes, removed his sodden hat by its floppy brim, and approached his commander.
To complete his costume, a floppy felt hat, distinctly Rembrandtish in effect, perched half on his head and mostly over one ear; a sixpenny, white cotton undershirt covered his torso; and from a belt about his middle dangled a tobacco pouch, a sheath-knife, filled clips of cartridges, and a huge automatic pistol in a leather holster.
I had remained in my sleeping suit, with straw slippers and a soft floppy hat.
I snatched off my floppy hat and tried hurriedly in the dark to ram it on my other self.
At first I inclined to my brown one with the feather; but as soon as I put it on I thought this pink one with the floppy brim would be more becoming.
"As to what you've done for him," replied Father Brown, rising and shaking himself in a floppy way, "you've saved him from the electrical chair.
Fluffy and Floppy, rabbit numbers 34 and 35, arrived with us in August last year.
Speaking to Washington Examiner, TSA Administrator David Pekoske said, "We find the passenger acceptance of floppy ear dogs is just better.
But in case you need proof of its age you'll love this: an astronaut aboard the space station came across a full folder of floppy disks in an old locker that seemed unopened in years.
Whether you're heading to the beach or need some shade in the city, here are a few of our favourite floppy hats that deserve your (and Instagram's) attention...
White embroidered floppy sun hat, by Club L, PS15, silkfred.com
'Beach Bum' straw floppy hat with slogan and size adjuster, PS16, Asos.com Oliver Bonas 'Sun kissed' fringed wide-brim hat, PS26, oliver bonas.com Accessorize 'Sea you later' floppy hat, PS25 (currently reduced to PS12.50) 'Manana' straw hat with embroidery, PS12.99, H&M 'On Vacay' slogan floppy hat, PS12.99, New Look Sequin 'Life is sweet' hat, PS7, Boohoo.com *Prices correct at time of going to print.