Definition of cropper noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cropper

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈkrɒpə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkrɑːpər//
 
 
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Idioms
    come a cropper(British English, informal)
     
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  1. 1(of a person) to fall over He came a cropper on the ski slopes.
  2. 2to have a failure or near disaster We nearly came a cropper in the second half of the game.