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flop

flop

 
pronunciation:
flap
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: flopped, flopping, flops
definition 1: to fall down or over in a limp or heavy manner.
She flopped on the bed and cried.
definition 2: (informal) to fail completely.
She'll flop as an architect if she doesn't work harder.
antonyms:
succeed
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or sound of flopping.
She heard a flop when the book fell off the bookcase.
definition 2: something that has failed completely.
The play was a flop.
antonyms:
hit, smash, success
similar words:
bust, failure, miss
derivation: flopper (n.)
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