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English definition of “flap”

flap

verb [I] (BEHAVE NERVOUSLY)    /flæp/ (-pp-) UK informal
to behave in a nervous and excited way: Don't flap - there's plenty of time to cook before they arrive. Stop flapping about/around!Causing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
(Definition of flap verb (BEHAVE NERVOUSLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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