Translation of "flap" - English-Polish dictionary


verb uk us /flæp/ (present participle flapping, past tense and past participle flapped)

If a bird flaps its wings, it moves them up and down.

machać, trzepotać
MOVE [ I ]

If something such as cloth or paper flaps, the side that is not fixed to something moves around, especially in the wind.

łopotać, powiewać
The curtains were flapping around in the breeze.
WORRY [ I ] UK informal

to become worried or excited about something

Don't flap! We've got plenty of time to get to the airport.

(Translation of “flap verb” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)