Definition of Flop

1. Noun. An arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers. "This computer can perform a million flops per second"




2. Verb. Fall loosely. "There flop some children in the rocking chair"; "He flopped into a chair"

3. Adverb. With a flopping sound. "He tumbled flop into the mud"

4. Noun. Someone who is unsuccessful.
Exact synonyms: Dud, Washout
Language type: Colloquialism
Generic synonyms: Failure, Loser, Nonstarter, Unsuccessful Person

5. Verb. Fall suddenly and abruptly.
Generic synonyms: Come Down, Descend, Fall, Go Down

6. Adverb. Exactly. "He fell flop on his face"
Exact synonyms: Right
Language type: Colloquialism

7. Noun. A complete failure. "The play was a dismal flop"
Exact synonyms: Bust, Fizzle
Generic synonyms: Failure
Specialized synonyms: Bomb, Dud, Turkey
Derivative terms: Bust

8. Verb. Fail utterly; collapse. "The business is going to flop "; "The project foundered"
Exact synonyms: Fall Flat, Fall Through, Founder
Generic synonyms: Fail, Go Wrong, Miscarry

9. Noun. The act of throwing yourself down. "He landed on the bed with a great flop"
Exact synonyms: Collapse
Generic synonyms: Descent
Derivative terms: Floppy

Definition of Flop

1. v. t. To clap or strike, as a bird its wings, a fish its tail, etc.; to flap.

2. v. i. 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.

3. n. Act of flopping.

Definition of Flop

1. Acronym. (computing) floating point operation ¹

2. Verb. To fall heavily, because lacking energy. ¹

3. Verb. To fail completely, not to be successful at all (about a movie, play, book, song etc.). ¹

4. Verb. (sports) To pretend to be fouled in sports, such as basketball, hockey (the same as to dive in soccer) ¹

5. Noun. An incident of a certain type of fall; a plopping down. ¹

6. Noun. A complete failure, especially in the entertainment industry. ¹

7. Noun. (poker) The first three cards turned face-up by the dealer in a community card poker game. ¹

8. Noun. A place to stay, sleep or live. See flophouse ¹

9. Noun. A ponded package of dung, as in a cow-flop. ¹

10. Adverb. Right, squarely, flat-out. ¹

11. Adverb. With a flopping sound. ¹

12. Noun. (computing) A unit of measure of processor speed, being one floating-point operation per second. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flop

1. to fall heavily and noisily [v FLOPPED, FLOPPING, FLOPS]

Medical Definition of Flop

1. 1. To clap or strike, as a bird its wings, a fish its tail, etc.; to flap. 2. To turn suddenly, as something broad and flat. Origin: A variant of flap. 1. To strike about with something broad abd flat, as a fish with its tail, or a bird with its wings; to rise and fall; as, the brim of a hat flops. 2. To fall, sink, or throw one's self, heavily, clumsily, and unexpectedly on the ground. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flop

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floorspace
floorspaces
floortile
floortiles
floorwalker
floorwalkers
floorwalking
floorwork
floosie
floosies
floosy
floozies
flop (current term)
flopdom
flophouse
flophouses
flopless
flopover
flopovers
flopped
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floppers
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