flapper

(redirected from Flappers)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
  • noun

Words related to flapper

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

References in periodicals archive ?
Nothing is cooler than a bad apple from the big apple or a flapper looking for a dance party.
Like Francine Prose's The Lives of the Muses (2002) and Claudia Roth Pierpont's Passionate Minds: Women Rewriting the World (2000), Flappers reminds us of the enormous, lasting cultural impact of gutsy, vibrant women who managed to shine in unexpected ways.
We share the enthusiasm expressed by Microban International, an excellent partner for us, as we become the exclusive provider of flappers with built-in Microban product protection," said Scott McDonald, Fluidmaster VP of Marketing.
com or sent to Flying Flappers Competition, Liverpool Daily Post, PO Box 488, Old Hall Street, Liverpool L69 3EB.
If the flapper warps, it won't sit properly on the discharge tube, allowing water to drip, or gush, through.
One hundred and eighty members of the Birmingham legal profession donned their finest gangsters, molls and flapper dolls outfits for the annual Black Pearl Ball.
I really want more flapper dresses from the 1920s but they're difficult to find because the beading was so heavy it fell from the dress and all the dancing they did sometimes damaged them.
The only differences between the middle and upper class flappers were contained in the details - expensive dresses from this time are festooned with seed pearls, rabbit and fox fur trims and hand-sewn glass beads.
She also pays attention to types of the modern woman that appeared at this time, including the screen star, beauty pageant contestants, flappers, and mannequins.
Glam up with Suzy Wong silks, Greek goddess gowns, fringy flappers or harem getups, or flatter a not-so-spectacular physique with a pectorally endowed Centurion chest plate.
Other features include counterweighted flappers, elastomer throat gaskets, stainless-steel pellet deflectors, and lid-mounted sequence valves.
And the gang of flappers are getting ready to ruffle some feathers.
As part of bird management the flappers also play recordings of distressed birds through loud speakers to discourage circling flocks from landing.
After considering the evidence, they found the filly was not qualified to run under Rules, as she had run five times in flappers, winning twice at Mountrath and Dingle, with her last win coming between her two runs under Rules in August.
The precision tap dancing of the Rockettes, the chorus kids in 42nd Street, the flappers in Thoroughly Modern Millie, have exactly the same, universal appeal.