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Princeton's WordNet

  1. floating-point operation, flop(noun)

    an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers

    "this computer can perform a million flops per second"

    floating-point operation, dud, bust, collapse, fizzle, washout

  2. flop, dud, washout(noun)

    someone who is unsuccessful

    floating-point operation, dud, wash, turkey, bust, washout, bomb, collapse, fizzle, misfire

  3. flop, bust, fizzle(noun)

    a complete failure

    "the play was a dismal flop"

    hiss, floating-point operation, dud, tear, bout, hissing, bust, washout, sibilation, collapse, binge, fizzle, hushing, female chest

  4. flop, collapse(verb)

    the act of throwing yourself down

    "he landed on the bed with a great flop"

    floating-point operation, dud, bust, washout, collapse, fizzle, crash, prostration

  5. flop(verb)

    fall loosely

    "He flopped into a chair"

    founder, fall through, fall flat

  6. flop(verb)

    fall suddenly and abruptly

    founder, fall through, fall flat

  7. fall through, fall flat, founder, flop(adverb)

    fail utterly; collapse

    "The project foundered"

    fall through, give, fall flat, founder, collapse, fall in, break, cave in, give way

  8. flop(adverb)

    with a flopping sound

    "he tumbled flop into the mud"


  9. right, flop(adverb)


    "he fell flop on his face"

    properly, the right way, correctly, in good order, decently, justly, powerful, right, right on, mightily, mighty, aright, decent

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    fiasco, failure, bust

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  • провал, просвам сеBulgarian
  • zhroutit, propadnoutCzech
  • versagen, plumpsen, Misserfolg, Flop, hinplumpsenGerman
  • πτώσηGreek
  • fracasar, desplomarseSpanish
  • flopata, lysähtää, romahtaa, läjä, läsähtää, floppi, lyyhistyäFinnish
  • faire un four, fiasco, four, faire un flop, être un fiasco, faire un bide, s'effondrer, flop, bideFrench
  • sacco di letame, fallire, fallimento, fare fiasco, crollare, sacco di merda, insuccesso, mancare il traguardo, fare un buco nell'acqua, fiascoItalian
  • drol, afgaan, sof, fiasco, neerzijgen, inzakken, neerploffen, afgang, instorten, floppen, sisser, mislukking, neervallenDutch
  • niewypał, klapaPolish
  • провалиться, плюхаться, неудача, провал, потерпеть неудачу, плюхнуться, фиаскоRussian
  • flopp, fiaskoSwedish

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