[ flop-erz ]
/ ˈflɒp ərz /
noun (used with a singular or plural verb)
Why Do Parents Use These Babyish Words?When you listen to parents talk to their kids, it may seem like they have their own language. Between ba-ba and uppsie (say what?), parents have a different way of communicating. Let's take a look at the most common words and phrases they use with their children and why.
Weasel Words And Other Ways We Avoid Telling The TruthMost of us know what the word lying means, but what happens when someone carefully skirts the truth instead of telling a bold-faced whopper? Politicians, in particular, are well known for making use of equivocal language as a way of hiding their true actions.
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Examples from the Web for floppers
For every Clint Dempsey willing to play with a broken nose, there seem to be a dozen floppers a la Cristiano Ronaldo.What Hillary Clinton Can Learn From Portugal, Costa Rica, and England in the World Cup|Nathan Daschle|July 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST