What does fall flat mean?

Definitions for fall flat

Here are all the 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"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fall flat in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fall flat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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.

  3. Nuzhat Naweed:

    It only works through face to face communication, you have to have good leadership and facilitation, commitment from the top and support from HR. If left alone, it would fall flat on its face.

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