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  Definition of flop
  1. the act of throwing yourself down; "he landed on the bed with a great flop"
  2. a complete failure; "the play was a dismal flop"
  3. someone who is unsuccessful
  4. an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers; "this computer can perform a million flops per second"
  5. fall suddenly and abruptly
  6. fall loosely; "He flopped into a chair"
  7. fail utterly; collapse; "The project foundered"
  8. exactly; "he fell flop on his face"
  9. with a flopping sound; "he tumbled flop into the mud"
Similar Words: collapse, bust, dud, washout, floating-point operation, fall through, fall flat, founder, right

 

Hyponyms: turkey, bomb, dud

 

Derivational Morphology: break, bust, fall through, fall flat, founder, collapse

 

 
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