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- adj. That flaps or flap.
- n. An instance where one flaps.
- n. A phonological process found in many dialects of English, especially American English and Canadian English, by which intervocalic /t/ and /d/ surface as the alveolar flap /ɾ/ before an unstressed syllable, so that words such as "metal" and "medal" are pronounced similarly or identically.
- v. Present participle of flap.
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- n. the motion made by flapping up and down
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