flat as a pancake

Definition of flat as a pancake


  1. :  very flat The land there is (as) flat as a pancake. The tire was flat as a pancake.

Word by Word Definitions

  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

  1. :  a flat cake made of thin batter and cooked (as on a griddle) on both sides

  1. :  to make a pancake landing

    :  to cause to pancake

    :  to knock flat

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