fish-flop
a somersault involving flipping feet in the air

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  • fish flop — a somersault involving flipping feet in the air …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish flop — noun 1. : a semiaerial tumbling stunt consisting of a backward roll into a headstand followed immediately by the easing of the body down onto the chest, belly, and thighs and finishing in a stand 2. : a somersault with flipping of the feet in the …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flop — (fl[o^]p), v. i. 1. To strike about with something broad and flat, as a fish with its tail, or a bird with its wings; to rise and fall; as, the brim of a hat flops. [1913 Webster] 2. To fall, sink, or throw one s self, heavily, clumsily, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • flop — 01. He [flopped] down on the bed, and fell asleep almost instantly. 02. The play was a total [flop], and was shut down after three days. 03. The children [flopped] onto the grass to have a rest. 04. Many movies which [flop] at the cinema become… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • Flopped — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flopping — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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