Flop Flop (fl[o^]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flopped} (fl[o^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flopping}.] [A variant of flap.] 1. To clap or strike, as a bird its wings, a fish its tail, etc.; to flap. [1913 Webster]

2. To turn suddenly, as something broad and flat. [Colloq.] --Fielding. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • flopped — flÉ‘p /flÉ’p n. act of flopping, act of falling heavily; plunk, thud; huge failure (Slang) v. fall heavily, fall with a thud; plunk down; flap back and forth; fail (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Flopped image — A flopped image is a static or moving image that is generated by a mirror reversal of an original across a vertical axis. Flopping can be used to improve the subjective aesthetic appeal of the image in question.Use in advertisingThere are two… …   Wikipedia

  • Flopped reading — Обратное (зеркальное) изображение …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Punjwood — is the informal name given to Punjabi cinema, the Punjabi language film industry in the state of Punjab in India. The term Pollywood is also often used in the place of Punjwood, both have disputed origins, as Pollywood or Punjwood , a portmanteau …   Wikipedia

  • Bobby Deol — Infobox actor name = Bobby Deol birthname = Vijay Singh Deol birthdate = birth date and age|1966|1|27 location =Mumbai, Maharashtra, India spouse = Tanya Deol occupation = Actor yearsactive = 1995 present height = 183 cm filmfareawards=Best Debut …   Wikipedia

  • Natacha Rambova — Born Winifred Kimball Shaughnessy January 19, 1897(1897 01 19) Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S …   Wikipedia

  • Shorty McShorts' Shorts — Format Animated television series Created by Barry Blumberg and John Solomon Country of origin United States Language(s) English No. of episodes 13 …   Wikipedia

  • flop — [[t]flɒ̱p[/t]] flops, flopping, flopped 1) VERB If you flop into a chair, for example, you sit down suddenly and heavily because you are so tired. [V prep/adv] Bunbury flopped down upon the bed and rested his tired feet... [V prep/adv] She… …   English dictionary

  • flop — I UK [flɒp] / US [flɑp] verb [intransitive] Word forms flop : present tense I/you/we/they flop he/she/it flops present participle flopping past tense flopped past participle flopped 1) to sit or lie down in a heavy way by relaxing your muscles… …   English dictionary

  • flop — v., n., & adv. v.intr. (flopped, flopping) 1 sway about heavily or loosely (hair flopped over his face). 2 move in an ungainly way (flopped along the beach in flippers). 3 (often foll. by down, on, into) sit, kneel, lie, or fall awkwardly or… …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”