Meaning of “flapper” in the English Dictionary


"flapper" in English

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flappernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈflæp.ər/ us /ˈflæp.ɚ/

Examples from literature

  • And the flapper, with a sinful pride, had shown him off to the family. 
  • Fleur was not a flapper, not one of those slangy, ill-bred young females. 
  • I tried to get advance information, but she blushed and giggled like any other flapper. 
  • The flapper gives him one long look, then bows her head. 
  • The young flappers were no doubt better engaged. 

(Definition of “flapper” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)