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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A young woman in the 1920s who flaunted her unconventional conduct and dress.

Usage examples (33)
  • The metal buckles had jangled and flapped, which is how the name flapper came about.
  • But the Charleston didn't hit till 1923, and the word flapper had been used as early as 1920.
  • "A flapper is a very charming person," protested Everett.
  • He recalled the flapper who had so boldly met his glance. for more
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