belly flopper
noun see belly flop

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • belly flopper — noun a dive in which the abdomen bears the main force of impact with the water • Syn: ↑belly flop, ↑belly whop, ↑belly whopper • Hypernyms: ↑dive, ↑diving * * * noun see belly flop I …   Useful english dictionary

  • belly flopper — noun belly flop …   Wiktionary

  • belly flop — noun a dive in which the abdomen bears the main force of impact with the water • Syn: ↑belly flopper, ↑belly whop, ↑belly whopper • Hypernyms: ↑dive, ↑diving * * * I. noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • belly whop — noun a dive in which the abdomen bears the main force of impact with the water • Syn: ↑belly flop, ↑belly flopper, ↑belly whopper • Hypernyms: ↑dive, ↑diving * * * noun or adverb or intransitive verb also …   Useful english dictionary

  • belly whopper — noun a dive in which the abdomen bears the main force of impact with the water • Syn: ↑belly flop, ↑belly flopper, ↑belly whop • Hypernyms: ↑dive, ↑diving * * * noun or adverb or intransitive verb see be …   Useful english dictionary

  • belly flop — noun A style of diving into a body of water in which the surface impact is made mostly by ones abdomen. Syn: belly flopper, belly whop, belly whopper …   Wiktionary

  • belly flop — noun Date: 1895 a dive (as into water or in coasting prone on a sled) in which the front of the body strikes flat against another surface called also belly flopper • belly flop intransitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • belly flop — /ˈbɛli flɒp/ (say belee flop) noun Colloquial → belly buster. Also, bellyflop, belly flopper …   Australian English dictionary

  • belly flop — Northern and North Midland U.S. 1. an awkward, usually unintentional dive in which the front of the body strikes the water horizontally, the abdomen or chest bearing the brunt of the impact. 2. a maneuver with a sled in which the sledder runs… …   Universalium

  • diving — noun 1. an athletic competition that involves diving into water (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑diving event • Hypernyms: ↑match • Part Holonyms: ↑swimming meet, ↑swim meet 2. a …   Useful english dictionary

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