Synonyms of flop


1. floating-point operation, flop, computer operation, machine operation

usage: an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers; "this computer can perform a million flops per second"

2. flop, dud, washout, failure, loser, nonstarter, unsuccessful person

usage: someone who is unsuccessful

3. flop, bust, fizzle, failure

usage: a complete failure; "the play was a dismal flop"

4. flop, collapse, descent

usage: the act of throwing yourself down; "he landed on the bed with a great flop"


1. flop, collapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founder

usage: fall loosely; "He flopped into a chair"

2. flop, descend, fall, go down, come down

usage: fall suddenly and abruptly

3. fall through, fall flat, founder, flop, fail, go wrong, miscarry

usage: fail utterly; collapse; "The project foundered"


1. flop

usage: with a flopping sound; "he tumbled flop into the mud"

2. right, flop

usage: exactly; "he fell flop on his face"

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Definition and meaning of flop (Dictionary)