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Definition of "flapjack" [flap•jack]

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "flapjack" in a sentence
  • "When I was growing up in England in the fifties and sixties, there was a snack called a flapjack that could be bought at bakeries but was more often found in homes, served up by diligent housewives."
  • "Aloe and a Kalanchoe thyrsiflora, commonly called a flapjack plant (top), along with aeonium (middle) and agave (bottom) are popular succulents in California gardens."
  • "I looked after the cooking that evening, making some baking-powder bread, -- otherwise known as a flapjack, -- along with other arrangements for the next day; but I fear my efforts as a cook always resulted rather poorly."