Synonyms and Antonyms of comes a cropper
to be unsuccessful
- To her disappointment, her plan came a cropper.
bombs, collapses, craters, fails, flames out, flops, flunks, folds, founders, misses, strikes out, tanks, washes out
declines, sinks, skids, slips, slumps, wanes
crashes, crumbles, miscarries, misfires
to go wrong
- He tried to scale the fence but came a cropper.
breaks down, busts, conks (out), crashes, dies, fails, founders, stalls
bombs, fizzles, flames out, flops, flunks, folds, washes out
declines, skids, slips, slumps, tanks, wanes