verb (used without object), flopped, flop·ping.
verb (used with object), flopped, flop·ping.
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Origin of flop
OTHER WORDS FROM flopflop·per, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for flopped
The answer is that it was not, being instead a series of dissociated gestures that flopped right into a nihilistic void.
These gambits always made some sense on paper, yet flopped when implemented.
His right arm was fileted and dislocated, flopped to the side at a funny angle.
As vice president, Bush flopped in Iowa in 1988, but recovered and captured the presidency.
Her shoulder-length blond hair, expertly coiffed and weave-dyed every few weeks, flopped forward.
She swayed perilously for a moment, and then flopped weakly to the form on which I sat.Nights in London|Thomas Burke
Of a sudden she flopped into a chair, rested her head on arms folded on the table, and sobbed aloud.Joan Thursday|Louis Joseph Vance
Stone Fence fell down on his knees, flopped over on his side, and allowed himself to be dragged in that position.The Trail Boys on the Plains|Jay Winthrop Allen
In the kitchen, for very want of strength, Mrs. Budge flopped into a chair.Red-Robin|Jane Abbott
But reality, which was a big fish, with a sudden swish of its tail, flopped overboard.Decadence and Other Essays on the Culture of Ideas|Remy de Gourmont