flop

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Synonyms for flop

Synonyms for flop

to drop or sink heavily and noisily

to hang limply, loosely, and carelessly

to move (one's arms or wings, for example) up and down

to be unsuccessful

to go to bed

one that fails completely

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an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers

someone who is unsuccessful

a complete failure

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the act of throwing yourself down

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fall suddenly and abruptly

fail utterly

exactly

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References in classic literature ?
I flopped down into that chair, and nothing would budge me until Mr.
The people running out into the road took preposterous clumsy leaps, then flopped down and lay still, with their torn clothes smouldering into flame.
The creatures flopped first one way and then the other, showing black or white by turns; and now another joined them, appearing on another rock.
they yelled, pointing their thin fingers at the group; and they all flopped around, so they were white, and then all flopped back again, so they were black.
Why, say, when I got to the spot where I picked her up, and stopped the train for her to get off, she just flopped down on her knees, got a hammerlock with her arms around my knees, and cried all over my shoes.
The current was more rapid now, the steamer seemed at her last gasp, the stern-wheel flopped languidly, and I caught myself listening on tiptoe for the next beat of the float, for in sober truth I expected the wretched thing to give up every moment.
Tell him the deck flopped up and gouged yer teeth out iv yer jaw," Louis grinned.