Synonyms and Antonyms of came a cropper
to be unsuccessful
- To her disappointment, her plan came a cropper.
bombed, collapsed, cratered, failed, flamed out, flopped, flunked, folded, foundered, missed, struck out, tanked, washed out
declined, sank (or sunk), skidded, slipped, slumped, waned
crashed, crumbled, miscarried, misfired
to go wrong
- He tried to scale the fence but came a cropper.
broke down, busted (also bust), conked (out), crashed, died, failed, foundered, stalled
bombed, fizzled, flamed out, flopped, flunked, folded, washed out
declined, skidded, slipped, slumped, tanked, waned