Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun flop

4 senses of flop

Sense 1
floating-point operation, flop -- (an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers; "this computer can perform a million flops per second")
       => computer operation, machine operation -- (an elementary operation that a computer is designed and built to perform)

Sense 2
flop, dud, washout -- (someone who is unsuccessful)
       => failure, loser, nonstarter, unsuccessful person -- (a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently)

Sense 3
flop, bust, fizzle -- (a complete failure; "the play was a dismal flop")
       => failure -- (an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose; "the surprise party was a complete failure")

Sense 4
flop, collapse -- (the act of throwing yourself down; "he landed on the bed with a great flop")
       => descent -- (the act of changing your location in a downward direction)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb flop

3 senses of flop

Sense 1
flop -- (fall loosely; "He flopped into a chair")
       => collapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founder -- (break down, literally or metaphorically; "The wall collapsed"; "The business collapsed"; "The dam broke"; "The roof collapsed"; "The wall gave in"; "The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice")

Sense 2
flop -- (fall suddenly and abruptly)
       => descend, fall, go down, come down -- (move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again")

Sense 3
fall through, fall flat, founder, flop -- (fail utterly; collapse; "The project foundered")
       => fail, go wrong, miscarry -- (be unsuccessful; "Where do today's public schools fail?"; "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably")

Synonyms of adv flop

2 senses of flop

Sense 1
flop -- (with a flopping sound; "he tumbled flop into the mud")

Sense 2
right, flop -- (exactly; "he fell flop on his face")

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