verb (used without object), flopped, flop·ping.
verb (used with object), flopped, flop·ping.
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Origin of flop
OTHER WORDS FROM flopflopper, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for flop
That doesn’t mean the new platforms are a flop — or even that they aren’t great.Review: Sony’s PlayStation 5 is here, but next-generation gaming is still on its way|Devin Coldewey|November 6, 2020|TechCrunch
It was an expensive flop, plagued by delays and quality issues, and the company ended up in bankruptcy.
Whether ill-judged or simply ahead of its time, the transition was a resounding flop.BP is laying out its vision for a low-carbon future. Investors are skeptical|kdunn6|September 28, 2020|Fortune
The company has been rumored for sometime to be working on a less expensive follow-up to its flop smart speaker, the HomePod.
If it’s a flop, we probably will never learn how many people took advantage.This is the most important movie weekend of the year|Alissa Wilkinson|September 4, 2020|Vox
When Fernandez got control of AirAsia it had been a limping, government-subsidized flop.
Earlier, a two-headed dragon in the Ron Howard flop Willow was known, at least around the set, as the “Ebersisk.”
Everyone dressed appropriately and even impeccably—not a flip-flop in sight.The Exciting-but-Depressing Obama-Tumblr Student-Loan Summit|Kelly Williams Brown|June 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In case the film was transposed to 2014, the director believes it would be a guaranteed flop.Punks, UFOs, and Heroin: How ‘Liquid Sky’ Became a Cult Movie|Daniel Genis|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not surprisingly, the per diem proposal has been a flop since Moran floated it a few weeks ago.
Bud turned his hotcakes with a vicious flop that spattered more batter on the stove.Cabin Fever|B. M. Bower
Never a flop of tail to indicate gratitude for blandishments, never the faintest symptom of canine appreciation.In Search of the Unknown|Robert W. Chambers
One of these days Dan will take a flop and land clean over in the Thatcher camp.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson
She says to tell you it looks at last like our old eagle bird will have a chance to flop its wings in France.The Treasure Trail|Marah Ellis Ryan
Margaret knelt in a soft flop of scented lingerie beside the indignant young thing.The Butterfly House|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman