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noun as in peasant

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Despite some electoral successes, these efforts have largely come a cropper, especially with the defeat of Mitt Romney in 2012.

It was a beastly cropper—this wedding mess—and I've gone to pieces over it, for I did love Rosamond awfully.

Crikey, you should 'a seen 'im come a cropper on his nut down them new steps.

She began to wonder very much what was the matter with Rupert, and guessed that he had "come an awful cropper" of some kind.

My colloquial Japanese comes a cropper now and then—but I get what I want, which is the main thing.

This view illustrates a double cropper in which both the spirals are controlled by one belt.


On this page you'll find 192 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cropper, such as: anticlimax, blow, collapse, comeuppance, crash, and decline.

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