Flapper - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈflæpər|  American pronunciation of the word flapper
Brit.  |ˈflapə|  British pronunciation of the word flapper

noun

- a young woman in the 1920s who flaunted her unconventional conduct and dress

Examples

She was the jolliest flapper I had seen.

She had behaved like a flapper.

...a photograph of a 1920s flapper with that trademark frizz on the forehead...

Word forms

noun
singular: flapper
plural: flappers
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