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Another word for flop

  1. To drop or sink heavily and noisily

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  2. To hang limply, loosely, and carelessly

      1. To bend or sag gradually:
      2. To lose vitality or strength; become weakened; languish
      3. (Intransitive) To sink or hang downward; to sag.
      1. To hang or droop laxly:
      2. To move, stand, or recline in an indolent or relaxed manner.
      3. To hang in a relaxed manner; droop
      1. To hang down loosely
      2. To trim (a tree, etc.) by cutting off branches, twigs, or stems
      3. (Usually with off) To cut off as the top or extreme part of anything, especially to prune a small limb off a shrub or tree, or sometimes to behead someone.
      1. To lose vigor, firmness, or resilience:
      2. To cause to sag.
      3. To wear one's pants with the waist below the hips, so that one's underwear is visible.
      1. (Intransitive) To walk in a clumsy, lazy manner.
      2. To droop or hang carelessly, as a hat.
      3. To sit, stand, or walk with an awkward, drooping posture.
      1. To become limp or flaccid; droop:
      2. To feel or exhibit the effects of fatigue or exhaustion; weaken markedly:
      3. To cause to droop or lose freshness:
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  3. To move (one's arms or wings, for example) up and down

      1. To fall in torrents:
      2. To shape or break by repeated blows; forge:
      3. To emit sound when struck:
      1. To move or sway while fixed at one edge or corner; flutter:
      2. To fly or try to fly by flapping the wings
      3. To move back and forth or up and down as in beating the air, usually with some noise
      1. Flutter
      2. To move about rapidly and nimbly
      3. To move quickly from one condition or location to another
      1. To wave or vibrate rapidly and irregularly
      2. To move or fall in a manner suggestive of tremulous flight:
      3. To wave or flap rapidly in an irregular manner:
      1. To move shakily; wobble:
      2. To move (an attached part, for example) with short, quick motions:
      3. To move in a shaky or wobbly manner; totter
      1. To signal by moving a hand, arm, light, etc. to and fro
      2. To cause to move back and forth or up and down, either once or repeatedly:
      3. To move or swing (something) as a signal; motion with (the hand, arms, etc.)
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  4. To be unsuccessful

  5. To go to bed

  1. One that fails completely

      1. (Informal) A spree:
      2. A person or thing that is a total failure
      3. A failure; a flop:
      1. The condition or fact of not achieving the desired end or ends:
      2. A cessation of proper functioning or performance:
      3. The condition or fact of being insufficient or falling short:
      1. A bottle; esp., a long-necked wine bottle with a rounded lower portion covered in woven straw
      2. A complete failure; esp., an ambitious project that ends as a ridiculous failure
      1. (Slang) A person who has been imprisoned for crime a (specified) number of times
      2. A person who takes loss in a specified way:
      3. One that loses opportunities or advantages:
      1. A hole or gap made by such washing away, as in a railroad bed
      2. An event or action that fails, is canceled, or ends prematurely, often because of rainy weather.
      3. (Slang) A complete failure
      1. A person or thing that fails or is ineffectual
      2. A bomb, shell, or explosive round that fails to detonate.
      3. (Informal) One that is disappointingly ineffective or unsuccessful.
      1. An inadequate person
      2. (Informal) One that is unsatisfactory or defective:
      3. The small, spiny, semitropical evergreen citrus tree (Citrus limon) bearing this fruit
      1. An explosive weapon detonated by impact, proximity to an object, a timing mechanism, or other means.
      2. (Informal) A complete failure
      3. (Slang) A dismal failure; a fiasco.
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Another word for flop

  1. To move with little control

  2. To fall without restraint

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  3. To be limp

      1. To move (wings or arms, for example) up and down.
      2. To move back and forth or up and down as in beating the air, usually with some noise
      3. To hang down as a flap
      1. (Intransitive) To slowly become limp; to bend gradually.
      2. To bend or hang downward:
      3. (Intransitive) To sink or hang downward; to sag.
      1. To refer to an implied, rather than stated, word in the sentence in which it occurs
      2. To hold (something) so that it hangs and swings loosely
      3. To hang loosely and swing or sway to and fro:
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  4. *To be a complete failure

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