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belly-flop

bel·ly-flop

belly-flop

 
pronunciation:
be li flap
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a dive, usu. done accidentally, in which most of the impact is taken by the diver's belly hitting flat against the water's surface.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: belly-flopped, belly-flopping, belly-flops
definition 1: to perform a belly-flop dive.
definition 2: to fall or drop oneself heavily down on one's belly, as onto a bed.