belly flop

noun

Definition of belly flop

  1. :  a dive (as into water or in coasting prone on a sled) in which the front of the body strikes flat against another surface —called also belly flopper

belly flop

intransitive verb

Examples of belly flop in a Sentence

  1. She did a belly flop into the pool.

Circa 1890

First Known Use of belly flop

circa 1890


BELLY FLOP Defined for English Language Learners

belly flop

noun

Definition of belly flop for English Language Learners

  • : a poorly done dive in which the front of the body lands flat on the surface of the water

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