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flop

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of flop

  1. something that has failed the movie is such a flop that theaters showing it are the loneliest places in town Synonyms of flop bomb, bummer, bust, catastrophe, clinker, clunker, debacle (also débâcle), disaster, dud, fiasco, fizzle, failure, frost, lemon, loser, miss, shipwreck, turkey, washoutWords Related to flop also-ran, disappointment, dog, has-been, near miss; botch, hash, mess, muddle, shambles; nonevent; nonstarterNear Antonyms of flop corker, crackerjack (also crackajack), dandy, jim-dandy, phenomenonAntonyms of flop blockbuster, hit, smash, success, winner


flop

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of flop

  1. 1 to throw or set down clumsily or casually they lazily flopped themselves onto the couch to watch the game flopped the bag of groceries onto the counter Synonyms of flop flump, plank, plop, plump, plunk (or plonk) Words Related to flop fling, heave, sling, toss; ensconce, install, plant, settle

  2. 2 to be unsuccessful the attempt to run the ball into the end zone flopped, and our team lost by five points Synonyms of flop bomb, collapse, crater, flame out, fail, flunk, fold, founder, miss, strike out, tank, wash outWords Related to flop flounder, struggle; decline, sink, skid, slip, slump, wane; crash, crumble, miscarry, misfire; go under; implode, self-destructNear Antonyms of flop cook, flourish, prosper, thrive; prevail, triumph, winAntonyms of flop click, come off, deliver, go, go over, pan out, succeed, work out

  3. 3 to move or cause to move with a striking motion a fish flopping around on the dock Synonyms of flop beat, flail, flap, flutter, whipWords Related to flop bang, batter, buffet, knock, pound, smack, spank, thump; flick, flicker, flit; fan, oscillate, sway, swing; undulate, wave; palpitate, pulse, throb



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