flat[ flat ]SEE DEFINITION OF flat
Synonyms for flat
- laid low
- spread out
Antonyms for flat
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLAT
Camped on a gully with some old feed in the flat, in latitude 27 degrees 49 minutes.
Sidney could hear her moving about with flat, inelastic steps.
When he found that the ice was out and the beer warm and flat, he was furious.
Linda laid her palm on the top of the sand heap and pressed it flat.
I'd been cleaned out o' everything I had by a man I trusted, and I was flat broke.
And outside of this little circle is all the flat top of Ytaioa representing the world.
He must remember to ask Gidney for a copy of the play-bill to hang up in his flat!
She was sitting in front of the fire when he entered the flat.
Until then, he would stay at the flat, taking his meals at restaurants.
You may either roll them up, or lay them flat on the plates.
early 14c., from Old Norse flatr, from Proto-Germanic *flataz (cf. Old Saxon flat "flat, shallow,: Old High German flaz "flat, level," Old English flet, Old High German flezzi "floor"), perhaps from PIE *plat- "to spread" (cf. Greek platys "broad, flat;" see plaice (n.)).
Sense of "prosaic, dull" is from 1570s; used of drink from c.1600; of musical notes from 1590s, because the tone is "lowered." Flat-out (adv.) "openly, directly" is from 1932; earlier it was a noun meaning "total failure" (1870, U.S. colloquial).