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fall flat

Definition of fall flat

  1. :  to produce no response or result <All of his jokes fell flat.>



Word by Word Definitions

fallplay
  1. :  to descend freely by the force of gravity

    :  to hang freely

    :  to drop oneself to a lower position

  1. :  the act of falling by the force of gravity

    :  a falling out, off, or away :  dropping

    :  the season when leaves fall from trees :  autumn

  1. :  of, relating to, or suitable for autumn

flatplay
  1. :  lying at full length or spread out upon the ground :  prostrate

    :  utterly ruined or destroyed

    :  resting with a surface against something

  1. :  a stretch of land without obstacles

    :  a flat part or surface

    :  a musical note or tone one half step lower than a specified note or tone

  1. :  in a flat manner :  directly, positively

    :  in a complete manner :  absolutely

    :  below the proper musical pitch

  1. :  flatten

    :  to lower in pitch especially by a half step

    :  to sing or play below the true pitch


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