verb (used without object), flopped, flop·ping.
verb (used with object), flopped, flop·ping.
Words nearby flop
Origin of flop
OTHER WORDS FROM flopflop·per, noun
Examples from the Web for flop
Earlier, a two-headed dragon in the Ron Howard flop Willow was known, at least around the set, as the “Ebersisk.”
Not surprisingly, the per diem proposal has been a flop since Moran floated it a few weeks ago.
Smith is pale and gangly, sporting a flop of dirty blond hair and a strikingly deep voice.
“To call that a flip or a flop would be charitable,” Verma said.
The superstar comedian’s latest, ‘A Thousand Words,' is set to flop, and his career has gone ice cold.
Oh, it is fun to make a boat that will flop sideways through the waves.The Sick-a-Bed Lady|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
Harry was the victor, and his opponent came to bank with a bound and flop.For Fortune and Glory|Lewis Hough
Hadn't gone very far, and was getting through a hedge, and dalled if he didn't fall into the pond, flop!Field and Hedgerow|Richard Jefferies
Missed ye when ye took that flop, and stuck in the tree over yonder.The Pathless Trail|Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
It was hard over to starboard at that, so that the Flop simply began turning round and round like a kitten chasing its tail.Sea-Hounds|Lewis R. Freeman