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verb as in fall limply, collapse

verb as in fail miserably

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Example Sentences

Assad, the Syrians who hate him, and Iraqi Sunni tribesmen are all flipping and flopping.

And so far, all he is getting for his trouble is charges of flip-flopping.

Whereas some people now are already flopping on their second movie.

Gone are the wavy curls, glistening with sweat and flopping a full second behind his every move.

But this kind of flip-flopping can be used against him, too.

There was no shelling at the moment, but rifle bullets kept flopping into the parapet especially when the periscope was moved.

Flick Wilder now began to return, talking violently and flopping about in the last stages of a nightmare.

The pounding, flopping and scratching on the hollow roof made the stable resound like the big drum in an Orange parade.

I sneered, flopping our inner shield over flat on the ground.

Flopping over on his stomach, endeavoring to hold down the last remnants of his innards, he begged to be left alone.


On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flopping, such as: jerk, tumble, dangle, sag, flounder, and stagger.

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