[ uhn-flap-uh-buh l ]
/ ʌnˈflæp ə bəl /


not easily upset or confused, especially in a crisis; imperturbable.


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Origin of unflappable

First recorded in 1950–55; un-1 + flap + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM unflappable

un·flap·pa·bil·i·ty, nounun·flap·pa·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for unflappable

/ (ʌnˈflæpəbəl) /


informal hard to upset; imperturbable; calm; composed

Derived forms of unflappable

unflappability or unflappableness, noununflappably, adverb
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