Come-a-cropper Definition

verb

(archaic) To fall headlong from a horse.

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(UK, idiomatic) To suffer some misfortune; to fail.

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Origin of Come-a-cropper

  • Possibly from the phrase neck and crop, in which crop may refer to the backside of a horse.

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