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



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 Originearly 17th cent.: variant of flap.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: flop