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Synonyms for flop

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Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 1 vote

  1. floating-point operation, flopnoun

    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, washoutnoun

    someone who is unsuccessful

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

  3. flop, bust, fizzlenoun

    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, collapseverb

    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. flopverb

    fall loosely

    "He flopped into a chair"

    founder, fall through, fall flat

  6. flopverb

    fall suddenly and abruptly

    founder, fall through, fall flat

  7. fall through, fall flat, founder, flopadverb

    fail utterly; collapse

    "The project foundered"

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

  8. flopadverb

    with a flopping sound

    "he tumbled flop into the mud"


  9. right, flopadverb


    "he fell flop on his face"

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "flop":

    fiasco, failure, bust

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  1. Franklin P. Adams:

    Prohibition is an awful flop. We like it. It can't stop what it's meant to stop. We like it. It's left a trail of graft and slime, It don't prohibit worth a dime, It's filled our land with vice and crime. Nevertheless, we're for it.

  2. David Poland:

    What was a lock (for Oscar success) before, feels less so now, if there is a relentless flop conversation about the movie in coming weeks, it will hurt more and more in terms of awards season because people don't really give awards to flops.

  3. Joan Baez:

    The only thing that's been a worse flop than the organization of non-violence has been the organization of violence.

  4. Jordan Spieth:

    That just took some guts, and having been in this scenario, or having been in contention enough, having been on tour for a few years, I felt comfortable enough playing that full flop. If you caught me a year-and-a-half ago, I probably never would have played that shot in that scenario.

  5. Jeff Bechdel:

    She will soon have to decide whether she will continue standing with the sitting Democratic president on trade, or whether she will flip flop and join the union activists who are vehemently opposed to this bipartisan deal.

Translations for flop

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  • بالتخبطArabic
  • просвам се, провалBulgarian
  • propadnout, zhroutitCzech
  • versagen, hinplumpsen, Flop, Misserfolg, plumpsenGerman
  • πτώσηGreek
  • desplomarse, fracasarSpanish
  • floppi, romahtaa, lysähtää, lyyhistyä, läjä, läsähtää, flopataFinnish
  • bide, faire un flop, faire un bide, flop, être un fiasco, s'effondrer, four, fiasco, faire un fourFrench
  • mancare il traguardo, fare un buco nell'acqua, sacco di letame, insuccesso, fallimento, fare fiasco, fallire, crollare, fiasco, sacco di merdaItalian
  • neervallen, drol, floppen, sisser, mislukking, afgaan, instorten, sof, afgang, neerploffen, fiasco, neerzijgen, inzakkenDutch
  • klapa, niewypałPolish
  • fracassoPortuguese
  • неудача, плюхнуться, фиаско, плюхаться, провал, потерпеть неудачу, провалитьсяRussian
  • fiasko, floppSwedish
  • 翻牌Chinese

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