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Definition of Flopper
1. one that flops [n -S] - See also: flops
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Literary usage of Flopper
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Essays, Political, Economical, and Philosophical by Benjamin Rumford (1802)
"By withdrawing this flopper more or lefs, more or lefs air is admitted. ... by rivets to the flat plate of the flopper, ferve to confine the flopper in any ..."
2. Plays and Players: Leaves from a Critic's Scrapbook by Walter Prichard Eaton (1916)
"Next he brings up two other crooks from New York, one a professional "flopper," who pretends to be a cripple, and the other a "dope fiend," who pretends a ..."
3. American Tool Making and Interchangeable Manufacturing: A Treatise Upon the by Joseph Vincent Woodworth (1911)
"... the back-plate /, the flopper or pawl J, finished at K to fit the notch in the hand-wheel, and the shoulder-screw L, for fastening the parts together. ..."
4. The Snare of Strength by Randolph Bedford (1905)
"Do you think I could be taken in by another flopper? Not much!" "What's a flopper?" Daven replied confusedly: "Graham called Mrs. Millenet the flopper. ..."