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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [flap-dood-l]
    • /ˈflæpˌdud l/
    • /ˈflæp.ˌduːdl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [flap-dood-l]
    • /ˈflæpˌdud l/

Definitions of flapdoodle word

  • noun flapdoodle nonsense; bosh. 1
  • noun flapdoodle foolish talk; nonsense 0

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Origin of flapdoodle

First appearance:

before 1820
One of the 38% newest English words
First recorded in 1820-30; origin uncertain

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Parts of speech for Flapdoodle


flapdoodle popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 60% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

flapdoodle usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for flapdoodle

noun flapdoodle

  • silliness — weak-minded or lacking good sense; stupid or foolish: a silly writer.
  • farce — a light, humorous play in which the plot depends upon a skillfully exploited situation rather than upon the development of character.
  • craziness — mentally deranged; demented; insane.
  • folly — the state or quality of being foolish; lack of understanding or sense.
  • foolishness — resulting from or showing a lack of sense; ill-considered; unwise: a foolish action, a foolish speech.

Antonyms for flapdoodle

noun flapdoodle

  • wisdom — the quality or state of being wise; knowledge of what is true or right coupled with just judgment as to action; sagacity, discernment, or insight.
  • logic — the science that investigates the principles governing correct or reliable inference.
  • judgment — an act or instance of judging.
  • seriousness — of, showing, or characterized by deep thought.
  • intelligence — capacity for learning, reasoning, understanding, and similar forms of mental activity; aptitude in grasping truths, relationships, facts, meanings, etc.

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