A flapper was a certain type of woman in the United States in the 1920's. Flappers were known for their unconventional style and behavior.

In the United States in the 1920's, a certain kind of woman emerged: the flapper. Flappers liked to smoke, listen to jazz, and talk about sex. None of this was considered "ladylike" at the time: it was new and shocking. Flappers had their own hairstyles and ways of dressing, especially bobbed hair and short skirts. Flappers were a sign of changing times and more freedom for women to express themselves. There's no doubt the flappers had a lot of style.

Definitions of flapper

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

Type of:
fille, girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman
a young woman

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