Meaning of FLOP in English

FLOP

(~s, ~ping, ~ped)

1.

If you ~ into a chair, for example, you sit down suddenly and heavily because you are so tired.

Bunbury ~ped down upon the bed and rested his tired feet...

She ~ped, exhausted, on to a sofa.

= collapse

VERB: V prep/adv, V prep/adv

2.

If something ~s onto something else, it falls there heavily or untidily.

The briefcase ~ped onto the desk...

His hair ~ped over his left eye.

VERB: V prep/adv, V prep/adv

3.

If something is a ~, it is completely unsuccessful. (INFORMAL)

It is the public who decide whether a film is a hit or a ~.

= failure

N-COUNT: oft adj N

4.

If something ~s, it is completely unsuccessful. (INFORMAL)

The film ~ped badly at the box office.

VERB: V

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