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 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