un flappable

unflappable

[uhn-flap-uh-buhl]
adjective
not easily upset or confused, especially in a crisis; imperturbable.

Origin:
1950–55; un-1 + flap + -able

unflappability, noun
unflappably, adverb
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unflappable (ʌnˈflæpəbəl)
 
adj
informal hard to upset; imperturbable; calm; composed
 
unflappa'bility
 
n
 
un'flappableness
 
n
 
un'flappably
 
adv

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unflappable
1958, from un- (1) "not" + flap (v.) + -able. Originally used in ref. to Harold Macmillan, British P.M. 1957-63.
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unflappable definition


  1. mod.
    not subject to distraction; imperturbable. : She is totally unflappable.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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