Flop definition

flŏp
(informal) To fail utterly.

The play flopped.

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To rest idly; lounge.
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(informal) A failure.
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To fall or lie down heavily and noisily.

Flop onto the sofa.

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To move about loosely or limply.

The dog's ears flopped when it ran.

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To go to bed.
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To drop or lay (something) down heavily and noisily.

Flopped the steak onto a platter.

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In certain poker games, to have attained (a hand) as a result of the first three community cards that are dealt face up at the same time.

Flopped a flush.

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To move or flap around loosely or clumsily, usually with a thud or thuds.
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To fall or drop in this way.

To flop into a chair.

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To make a sudden change.
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(informal) To be a failure.
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(slang) To sleep.

The guest flopped on the sofa all night.

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The act or sound of flopping.
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(slang) A place to sleep.
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(slang) Dung or a piece of dung.

Cow flop.

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With a flop.
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See FLOPS.
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(computing) Floating point operation.
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The act of flopping.
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The sound made when flopping.
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(informal) An utter failure.
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In certain poker games, the first three community cards that are dealt face up at the same time.
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To flap, strike, throw, or cause to drop noisily and clumsily.
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(photoengraving) To turn (a film negative) face down before exposure to a metal plate, in order to create a desired mirror image.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
flop
Plural:
flops

Origin of flop

  • Alteration of flap

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition