English dictionary definition of:

flat


Noun

  • a level tract of land
  • a shallow box in which seedlings are started
  • a musical notation indicating one half step lower than the note named
  • freight car without permanent sides or roof
  • a deflated pneumatic tire
  • scenery consisting of a wooden frame covered with painted canvas; part of a stage setting
  • a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house

Adjective

  • lacking contrast or shading between tones
  • (of a musical note) lowered in pitch by one chromatic semitone
  • having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another
  • having a relatively broad surface in relation to depth or thickness
  • not modified or restricted by reservations
  • stretched out and lying at full length along the ground
  • flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes)
  • lacking taste or flavor or tang
  • lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting
  • having lost effervescence
  • sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
  • horizontally level
  • lacking the expected range or depth; not designed to give an illusion or depth
  • not reflecting light; not glossy
  • commercially inactive

Adverb

  • with flat sails
  • in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly

Thesaurus

2-dimensional   apartment   bland   categoric   categorical   compressed   directly   flatbed   flatcar   flavorless American English spelling   flavourless British English spelling   insipid   level   mat   matt   matte   matted   monotone   monotonic   monotonous   plane   prostrate   savorless   savourless   straight   two-dimensional   unconditional   vapid  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Starter Course: Unit 5: Section 5 and learn about the word flat in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit Starter course: Initial consonant blends.

Scrabble score for flat


Scrabble score = 7

generated at 23:16:15 on 12-03-20

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