There are 3 translations of flop in Spanish:

flop1

Pronunciation: /flɑːp; flɒp/

vi (-pp-)

  • 1 1.1 (fall, move slackly) (+ adverb complement/+ adverbio predicativo) she flopped down into a chair se dejó caer en un sillón he flopped down exhausted onto the bed se desplomó en la cama muerto de cansancio her head flopped forward as she fell asleep dio una cabezada al quedarse dormida the fish was flopping about el pez daba coletazos
    More example sentences
    • I looked up to see Brody onstage, his dishevelled dark brown hair flopping across his forehead and both hands hanging onto the microphone.
    • His black hair is flopping into his eyes and I can see an earring in his ear.
    • His dark brown, nearly black hair flopped over one eyebrow as he smiled crookedly, a smile girls back in Sanorn had once loved.
    1.2 (sleep) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], dormir*, apolillar (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [colloquial/familiar]
    More example sentences
    • By the time we'd finished we pretty much all felt we'd had enough to last a month and ended up flopped in the lounge watching the Dating Channel on Sky.
    • Of course, we all had far too much to eat, and ended up flopped on the settee feeling full but satisfied for the rest of the night.
    • He flopped underneath a clump of trees and slept exhausted.
    More example sentences
    • Renamed A Kingdom for a Cow, the show flopped and instantly disappeared.
    • I think he knew Dunaway was going to get most of the attention - and, if the show flopped, most of the blame.
    • But a good many, if not most, of his shows flop, for reasons I can't comprehend, when I consider quality alone.
  • 2 (fail) [colloquial/familiar] [play/film/show] fracasar estrepitosamente

Definition of flop in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day juerga
f
partying …
Cultural fact of the day

Bullfighting is popular in Spain and in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela. For some Spaniards it is crucial to Spanish identity. The season runs from March to October in Spain, from November to March in Latin America.

There are 3 translations of flop in Spanish:

flop2

n

  • 1 (sound, movement) (no plural/sin plural) golpetazo (m), golpe (m) seco
    More example sentences
    • Suddenly, with a sickening slush and smell, the contents came free, sliding to the ground with a dull flop.
    • They dropped a rope ladder that fell with a flop all the way to the ground.
    • If she kept him far enough away, she thought grimly, ignoring the flops of her stomach every time she heard a step, she had a slightly larger chance of surviving.
  • 2 (failure) [colloquial/familiar] fracaso (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • It pulls out all the stops to try to wipe her slate clean, to obliterate the flops and the failures of recent years.
    • You have some scenarios where it doesn't work out and then again, you have some players who stay in school for four years, come into the NBA and are a total flop.
    • She had boyfriends and lovers, but later admitted: ‘I've been a total flop with men.’
    More example sentences
    • At the flops, the bums all eat the same thing.
    • He hadn't been out of the flop in three weeks except to go to a corner store and buy food.
    • Do you have a flop for the night?

Definition of flop in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day juerga
f
partying …
Cultural fact of the day

Bullfighting is popular in Spain and in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela. For some Spaniards it is crucial to Spanish identity. The season runs from March to October in Spain, from November to March in Latin America.

There are 3 translations of flop in Spanish:

flop3

adv

  • the book fell flop on the floor el libro dio un golpetazo or golpe seco al caer al suelo to go flop [project/campaign] [colloquial/familiar] fracasar, malograrse

Definition of flop in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day juerga
f
partying …
Cultural fact of the day

Bullfighting is popular in Spain and in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela. For some Spaniards it is crucial to Spanish identity. The season runs from March to October in Spain, from November to March in Latin America.