flat as a pancake

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of flat as a pancake

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : utterly ruined or destroyed

  3. : resting with a surface against something

  1. : a level surface of land

  2. : a stretch of land without obstacles

  3. : a flat part or surface

  1. : in a flat manner : directly, positively

  2. : in a complete manner : absolutely

  3. : below the proper musical pitch

  1. : flatten

  2. : to lower in pitch especially by a half step

  3. : to sing or play below the true pitch

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

  1. : to make a pancake landing

  2. : to cause to pancake

  3. : to knock flat

  1. used for a cosmetic in semimoist cake form


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