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Princeton's WordNet

  1. floating-point operation, flop(noun)

    an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers

    "this computer can perform a million flops per second"

  2. flop, dud, washout(noun)

    someone who is unsuccessful

  3. flop, bust, fizzle(noun)

    a complete failure

    "the play was a dismal flop"

  4. flop, collapse(verb)

    the act of throwing yourself down

    "he landed on the bed with a great flop"

  5. flop(verb)

    fall loosely

    "He flopped into a chair"

  6. flop(verb)

    fall suddenly and abruptly

  7. fall through, fall flat, founder, flop(adverb)

    fail utterly; collapse

    "The project foundered"

  8. flop(adverb)

    with a flopping sound

    "he tumbled flop into the mud"

  9. right, flop(adverb)


    "he fell flop on his face"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flop(verb)

    to clap or strike, as a bird its wings, a fish its tail, etc.; to flap

  2. Flop(verb)

    to turn suddenly, as something broad and flat

  3. Flop(verb)

    to strike about with something broad abd flat, as a fish with its tail, or a bird with its wings; to rise and fall; as, the brim of a hat flops

  4. Flop(verb)

    to fall, sink, or throw one's self, heavily, clumsily, and unexpectedly on the ground

  5. Flop(noun)

    act of flopping

  6. Origin: [A variant of flap.]


  1. Flop

    Flop was an early-1990s pop punk band from Seattle, Washington. The band formed in 1990, released recordings on the Frontier and Sony 550 record labels, and made a brief appearance in Doug Pray's motion picture documentary Hype!.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • провал, просвам сеBulgarian
  • zhroutit, propadnoutCzech
  • versagen, plumpsen, Misserfolg, Flop, hinplumpsenGerman
  • πτώσηGreek
  • fracasar, desplomarseSpanish
  • flopata, lysähtää, romahtaa, läjä, läsähtää, floppi, lyyhistyäFinnish
  • faire un four, fiasco, four, faire un flop, être un fiasco, faire un bide, s'effondrer, flop, bideFrench
  • sacco di letame, fallire, fallimento, fare fiasco, crollare, sacco di merda, insuccesso, mancare il traguardo, fare un buco nell'acqua, fiascoItalian
  • drol, afgaan, sof, fiasco, neerzijgen, inzakken, neerploffen, afgang, instorten, floppen, sisser, mislukking, neervallenDutch
  • niewypał, klapaPolish
  • провалиться, плюхаться, неудача, провал, потерпеть неудачу, плюхнуться, фиаскоRussian
  • flopp, fiaskoSwedish

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