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  • adj. comparative form of floppy: more floppy


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  • In simple terms … transfats are "floppier" than simple polyunsaturated and saturated fats.


  • When we are asleep, the muscles that keep these airways open are relaxed, so the soft tissues get floppier and more likely to obstruct the air passing through them.

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  • The people had faces I understand — Anglo women protecting their faces with hats, black women with floppier hats, Hispanic children dancing in the grocery store aisles, Indian men with down turned lips, sun-leathered faces everywhere.

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  • The stretched bands would be rather floppy compared to the others, just like a deflated balloon is floppier than a new balloon.

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  • His floppy blond hair, slightly floppier than the last time shed seen him, the way he stood with his shoulders just slightly rounded, unaffected and unpretentious, the line of his perfect jaw.

    Beautiful Disaster

  • Nike has also introduced a snug-fitting woman's jersey aimed at replacing those floppier men's uniforms.

    A Cup Full Of Cash

  • The legs are floppier on these ones which is nicer when they are being dragged about by toddlers - as I have road tested them with Leo, and there's a bit more atention to detail.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • My hair is longer and floppier than it has been for probably seven years Bob.

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  • An important point that I think distinguishes a pancake from a regular cake is its egginess, and this means a floppier, less tough consistency -- which is why lots of pancakes are flat.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • I actually found the first few a bit too thick for my Aussie girl liking, so thinned out the mixture with milk until I started getting the thinner, floppier pancakes I'm used to.

    Archive 2006-02-01


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