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    flop

    flop - Dictionary definition and meaning for word flop

    Definition
    (noun) an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers
    Example Sentence
    • this computer can perform a million flops per second
    Definition
    (noun) someone who is unsuccessful
    Synonyms : dud , washout
    Definition
    (noun) a complete failure
    Synonyms : bust , fizzle
    Example Sentence
    • the play was a dismal flop
    Definition
    (noun) the act of throwing yourself down
    Synonyms : collapse
    Example Sentence
    • he landed on the bed with a great flop
    Definition
    (verb) fall loosely
    Example Sentence
    • He flopped into a chair
    Definition
    (verb) fall suddenly and abruptly Definition
    (verb) fail utterly; collapse
    Synonyms : fall flat , fall through , founder
    Example Sentence
    • The project foundered
    Definition
    (adv) with a flopping sound
    Example Sentence
    • he tumbled flop into the mud
    Definition
    (adv) exactly
    Synonyms : right
    Example Sentence
    • he fell flop on his face
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