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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLOPPED

"She seems to have just flopped them about," he said, and he turned to Gilbert.

One of them flopped into the river and all but capsized the canoe.

Since he flopped over and died, I have reason to believe he was hurt.

Tony and the other fellow had flopped down, and never stirred to help.

Whereupon Steve frowned, punched his pillow and flopped over.

He threw the log into the stove and flopped down on the bench.

It flopped across the rock and slid gracefully into the sea.

I flopped on the bed, stretched my arm out against the counterpane.

Yet as he was flopped over Hal had the use of his mouth for an instant.

The Queen scowled at them and flopped from her red side to her yellow side.

WORD ORIGIN

1823, in the literal sense, from flop (v.). Figurative use by 1893.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.