Definitions for fall flat

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word fall flat

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fall through, fall flat, founder, flop(verb)

    fail utterly; collapse

    "The project foundered"

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Will Rogers:

    Take the diplomacy out of war and the thing would fall flat in a week.

  2. James Grover Thurber:

    You might as well fall flat on your face as lean over too far backward.


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