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verb [intransitive]     flop pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
present tense
present participleflopping
past tenseflopped
past participleflopped
  1. 1
    to sit or lie down in a heavy way by relaxing your muscles and letting your body fall

    He came home and flopped into a chair.

    flop down:

    Jamie flopped down beside me.

  2. 2
    to move or hang in a loose, heavy, and uncontrolled way

    Her long hair flopped down over her eyes.

  3. 3
    if a play, movie, or new product flops, it is completely unsuccessful

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