Thesaurus / flopped


She swayed perilously for a moment, and then flopped weakly to the form on which I sat.

Nights in LondonThomas Burke

Of a sudden she flopped into a chair, rested her head on arms folded on the table, and sobbed aloud.

Joan ThursdayLouis Joseph Vance

Stone Fence fell down on his knees, flopped over on his side, and allowed himself to be dragged in that position.

In the kitchen, for very want of strength, Mrs. Budge flopped into a chair.

Red-RobinJane Abbott

But reality, which was a big fish, with a sudden swish of its tail, flopped overboard.

As they pulled and tugged and flopped Raggedy Ann about, somehow she fell over the side of the bridge into the water.

Raggedy Ann StoriesJohnny Gruelle

As for the young woman, she just flopped over and went down in a faint on the floor.

Pomona's TravelsFrank R. Stockton

All of a sudden, her ecstasy faded and she tossed her fur on the bed and flopped beside it.

When the Owl CriesPaul Bartlett

Andrews flopped here and there, trying to arise, but every time the heavy knotted halter beat him down.

He flopped down with an abruptness that almost dismembered it.

Anderson Crow, DetectiveGeorge Barr McCutcheon


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