noun Northern and North Midland U.S.
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Definition for belly flop (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), bel·ly-flopped, bel·ly-flop·ping.Northern and North Midland U.S.
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Example sentences from the Web for belly flop
There, the vehicle will use a similar belly flop to arrest itself as it falls through Mars’s thin atmosphere.SpaceX’s Starship flies, belly flops, and bursts into flames|Charlie Wood|December 10, 2020|Popular Science
She attends hip-hop and belly dance classes (known as Arabic dance in Iran) just to shine more at parties.Iran’s Becoming a Footloose Nation as Dance Lessons Spread|IranWire|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He holds them on his belly and looks at them with a magnifying glass, studying possible escape routes.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Previously they were general contractors until the economy went belly up in 2008.The Moms of Monster Jam Drive Trucks, Buck Macho Culture|Eliza Krigman|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The gosling's best chance at surviving the jump is to bounce off the cliff on its soft belly.
All you could see was the area from her belly button to her knees.Will the Vatican Finally Hold This Kansas City Bishop Accountable?|Barbie Latza Nadeau|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is a companion who condoleth with his friend for his belly's sake, and he will take up a shield against the enemy.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
In the beautiful modelled violin this is provided for in the rise of the back and belly.
Delancy caught it with one arm and a belly and passed it back through the door to Squid Murphy who was standing just outside.
The bridge should be fitted as accurately as the post, and as though it grew from the belly, the feet touching equally all round.
No hard feelings, chiseler, but I sure would like to put a couple of slugs in your belly!