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Definition of Flop

Flop

  1. To clap or strike, as a bird its wings, a fish its tail, etc.; to flap.
  2. To turn suddenly, as something broad and flat.
  3. To strike about with something broad abd flat, as a fish with its tail, or a bird with its wings; to rise and fall; as, the brim of a hat flops.
  4. To fall, sink, or throw one's self, heavily, clumsily, and unexpectedly on the ground.
  5. Act of flopping.

Flop Quotations

It is explained that all relationships require a little give and take. This is untrue. Any partnership demands that we give and give and give and at the last, as we flop into our graves exhausted, we are told that we didn't give enough.
Quentin Crisp

One of the best things that ever happened to me was Rocky Horror being a total flop in New York as a play. I mean, it was a disaster, and it was the night of the long knives as far as the critics were concerned.
Tim Curry

The only thing that's been a worse flop than the organization of non-violence has been the organization of violence.
Joan Baez

The second half of the twentieth century is a complete flop.
Isaac Bashevis Singer

If you have a private firm and you spend a ton of money to pay employees, but what you produce is a flop, there will be no value to GDP. But government spending all gets counted as contributing to economic growth. That's why in the early days of creating these measurements, some people didn't want to count government spending.
Robert Higgs
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Flop Translations

flop in Dutch is afgang
flop in French is fruit sec, avatar
flop in German is Reinfall, Versager, versagen
flop in Spanish is fracaso
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