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See definition of cropper on Dictionary.com
  • as incomedown
  • as indecline
  • as infarmer
  • as inpeasant
  • as insnag

synonyms for cropper

  • anticlimax
  • blow
  • collapse
  • comeuppance
  • crash
  • decline
  • defeat
  • deflation
  • demotion
  • descent
  • disappointment
  • discomfiture
  • dive
  • down
  • downfall
  • failure
  • fall
  • flop
  • humiliation
  • pratfall
  • reverse
  • ruin
  • setback
  • undoing
  • wreck
  • deterioration
  • downturn
  • drop
  • failure
  • fall
  • recession
  • slump
  • weakening
  • abatement
  • backsliding
  • comedown
  • decay
  • decrepitude
  • degeneracy
  • degeneration
  • descent
  • devolution
  • diminution
  • dissolution
  • dive
  • downfall
  • downgrade
  • dwindling
  • ebb
  • ebbing
  • enfeeblement
  • failing
  • flop
  • lapse
  • pratfall
  • relapse
  • senility
  • skids
  • wane
  • waning
  • worsening
  • fall-off
  • falling-off
  • on the skids

antonyms for cropper

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  • accomplishment
  • achievement
  • ascent
  • attainment
  • boost
  • building
  • creation
  • elevation
  • good fortune
  • improvement
  • increase
  • rise
  • success
  • triumph
  • win
  • boon
  • fortune
  • promotion
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      How to use cropper in a sentence

      It was a beastly cropper—this wedding mess—and I've gone to pieces over it, for I did love Rosamond awfully.
      THE TIGRESSANNE WARNER
      Crikey, you should 'a seen 'im come a cropper on his nut down them new steps.
      PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 100., FEBRUARY 7, 1891VARIOUS
      She began to wonder very much what was the matter with Rupert, and guessed that he had "come an awful cropper" of some kind.
      DECEMBER LOVEROBERT HICHENS
      My colloquial Japanese comes a cropper now and then—but I get what I want, which is the main thing.
      A JOURNAL FROM JAPANMARIE CARMICHAEL STOPES
      This view illustrates a double cropper in which both the spirals are controlled by one belt.
      THE JUTE INDUSTRY: FROM SEED TO FINISHED CLOTHT. WOODHOUSE AND P. KILGOUR
      I always said 274 you ought to have stopped at home; girls like you generally do come the worst cropper.
      THE MAKING OF A PRIGEVELYN SHARP
      Then came a telephone call for me; Reason came a nasty cropper under Instinct's sudden leap.
      I WALKED IN ARDENJACK CRAWFORD
      This one was not much of a dancer and in a moment my partner and I came a cropper almost on top of them.
      BACK AT SCHOOL WITH THE TUCKER TWINSNELL SPEED
      Beastly shame, he had said, in parting, that I could only see the Giants when they were coming a cropper.
      BASEBALL JOE, CAPTAIN OF THE TEAMLESTER CHADWICK
      I called the other day on Mrs. Fullarton, and there saw your friend Sally Cropper.
      THE DOMESTIC LIFE OF THOMAS JEFFERSON COMPILED FROM FAMILY LETTERS AND REMINISCENCESSARAH N. RANDOLPH
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      capacitor

      WORDS RELATED TO CROPPER

      • anticlimax
      • blow
      • collapse
      • comeuppance
      • crash
      • cropper
      • decline
      • defeat
      • deflation
      • demotion
      • descent
      • disappointment
      • discomfiture
      • dive
      • down
      • downfall
      • failure
      • fall
      • flop
      • humiliation
      • pratfall
      • reverse
      • ruin
      • setback
      • undoing
      • wreck
      Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.