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Definition of "floppy" []

  • Tending to flop; loose and flexible. See Synonyms at limp. (adjective)
  • A floppy disk. (noun)

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 "floppy" in a sentence
  • "I use the term floppy because, well, they are, for one thing and also, to differentiate between monthly, floppy comics and the world's comics of preference, those with a spine and (usually) a complete story, graphic novels."
  • "The 3. 5in floppy disk, once an icon of the computer age, is to be cleared from the shelves of PC World as demand for disks plummets."
  • "I don't normally go outside in floppy pants and a sweatshirt."