flapperdom

Definitions

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  • n. The realm or sphere of flappers, or forward young women.

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This word combines 'flapper' and '-dom,' which comes from the Old English word for 'statute, judgment.' 'Flapper' may come from the 'flapper' meaning of 'young wild-duck or partridge,' which would flap its wings while learning to fly.

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