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  • as inbelly flop
  • as inplunge

synonyms for belly-flop

  • belly buster
  • belly flopper
  • belly whop
  • belly whopper
  • nosedive
  • plunge
  • descend
  • dip
  • drive
  • drop
  • go down
  • hurtle
  • jump
  • nose-dive
  • plummet
  • sink
  • throw
  • tumble
  • career
  • cast
  • charge
  • dash
  • duck
  • fling
  • immerse
  • keel
  • lunge
  • lurch
  • pitch
  • plunk
  • propel
  • rush
  • sound
  • submerge
  • submerse
  • swoop
  • tear
  • thrust
  • topple
  • go the limit
  • go whole hog
  • immerge
  • shoot the works
  • take a flyer
  • take a header
  • throw oneself
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How to use belly-flop in a sentence

There, the vehicle will use a similar belly flop to arrest itself as it falls through Mars’s thin atmosphere.
SPACEX’S STARSHIP FLIES, BELLY FLOPS, AND BURSTS INTO FLAMESCHARLIE WOODDECEMBER 10, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
There is a companion who condoleth with his friend for his belly's sake, and he will take up a shield against the enemy.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
In the beautiful modelled violin this is provided for in the rise of the back and belly.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
Delancy caught it with one arm and a belly and passed it back through the door to Squid Murphy who was standing just outside.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
The bridge should be fitted as accurately as the post, and as though it grew from the belly, the feet touching equally all round.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
No hard feelings, chiseler, but I sure would like to put a couple of slugs in your belly!
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Fish scales cover the walls, and everywhere there is a smell as if one were in the belly of a whale.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
The belly and lower surface of the tail are covered with large six-sided scales, like the other genera of the family.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
The head of this statue was of fine gold, but the breast and the arms of silver, and the belly and the thighs of brass.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Bud turned his hotcakes with a vicious flop that spattered more batter on the stove.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
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