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

 

flop

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//flɒp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//flɑːp//
 
Showing films
 
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(informal) a film/movie, play, party, etc. that is not successful opposite hit a box-office flop The share sale has been a flop with investors. The show was the biggest flop in TV history. see also bellyflop See related entries: Showing films Word Origin early 17th cent.: variant of flap.
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