- That flaps or flap.
- flapping sails
(countable and uncountable, plural flappings)
- An instance where one flaps.
- (phonology) 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 /É¾/ before an unstressed syllable, so that words such as "metal" and "medal" are pronounced similarly or identically.
- Present participle of flap.