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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To fall or lie down heavily and noisily.

Usage examples (38)
  • The dog flopped down on its pillow after playing outside.
  • The play was a dismal flop
  • He fell flop on his face
  • He tumbled flop into the mud for more
Tutoring comment
  • The "flop" (a failure) of the Broadway play caused a "flap" (a scandal) among local critics.
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