a pancake or griddlecake
- See pancake.
- Chiefly British A hard or chewy bar traditionally made from oats and brown sugar, softened with butter and golden syrup, and then baked.
Origin of flapjackEarlier flap, to flip (a pancake) + jack, fellow (as used to form the name of objects and contrivances).
- (US) A pancake.
- Sven ordered a stack of flapjacks with maple syrup, two strips of bacon, and an egg, sunny side up.
- (UK) A bar made of (though not limited to) rolled oats, butter, golden syrup, and brown sugar, and which is baked in a tray.