flat as a pancake

idiom

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

Examples of flat as a pancake in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a nod to Stanford economist Nick Bloom, Pollak says that aside from big tech companies insistent on 2023 being the year of efficiency and cost-cutting, employment levels have stayed flat as a pancake. Jane Thier, Fortune, 22 Dec. 2023 Campbell laughed as he was brought down and landed as flat as a pancake as the board shot behind them. Andrew Birkle, Detroit Free Press, 27 June 2023 That region is flat as a pancake and sub-tropical vegetation. Christian Davenport, Washington Post, 20 Apr. 2023 Campbell laughed as he was brought down and landed as flat as a pancake as the board shot behind them. Andrew Birkle, Detroit Free Press, 27 June 2023 The deeply unpopular theory erroneously posits that the planet is flat as a pancake and (according to many) contained beneath a dome. Kelly Weill, The Atlantic, 27 Feb. 2022 That region is flat as a pancake and sub-tropical vegetation. Christian Davenport, Washington Post, 20 Apr. 2023 Where Kiernan Shipka had the luxury of a range of emotions to play with as Sabrina, Ortega has to play Wednesday flat as a pancake. Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic, 18 Nov. 2022 The nastiness of such medieval scheming, and the particular perversity of the Targaryen dynasty (which is fond of intermarriage), means that the morality of House of the Dragon is as flat as a pancake. David Sims, The Atlantic, 29 Aug. 2022

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“Flat as a pancake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flat%20as%20a%20pancake. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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