intransitive verb-·flopped·, -·flop·ping
to dive awkwardly so that the belly strikes flat against the water or other surface
an instance or the act of so diving
Also bel′ly-bump·, bel′ly-whop·, or bel′ly-slam·
A dive in which the front of the body hits flat against a surface, especially of water.
(third-person singular simple present bellyflops, present participle bellyflopping, simple past and past participle bellyflopped)
- Alternative spelling of belly flop. (To enter the water on your belly when diving, or to fail at something.)
(plural belly flops)
- Alternative spelling of belly flop.