Synonyms for flop

Synonyms for (noun) flop

Synonyms: collapse, flop

Definition: the act of throwing yourself down

Usage: he landed on the bed with a great flop

Similar words: descent

Definition: the act of changing your location in a downward direction


Synonyms: bust, flop, fizzle

Definition: a complete failure

Usage: the play was a dismal flop

Similar words: failure

Definition: an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose

Usage: the surprise party was a complete failure


Synonyms: flop, washout, dud

Definition: someone who is unsuccessful

Similar words: unsuccessful person, failure, loser, nonstarter

Definition: a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently


Synonyms: floating-point operation, flop

Definition: an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers

Usage: this computer can perform a million flops per second

Similar words: computer operation, machine operation

Definition: an elementary operation that a computer is designed and built to perform

Synonyms for (verb) flop

Synonyms: flop

Definition: fall suddenly and abruptly

Similar words: go down, come down, fall, descend

Definition: move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way

Usage: The temperature is going down; The barometer is falling; The curtain fell on the diva; Her hand went up and then fell again


Synonyms: flop

Definition: fall loosely

Usage: He flopped into a chair

Similar words: founder, fall in, break, cave in, collapse, give, give way

Definition: break down, literally or metaphorically

Usage: 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


Synonyms: fall flat, fall through, flop, founder

Definition: fail utterly; collapse

Usage: The project foundered

Similar words: fail, miscarry, go wrong

Definition: be unsuccessful

Usage: Where do today's public schools fail?; The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably