Flop vs. Bop

Flop vs. Bop — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Flop and Bop

Flopverb

To fall or lie down heavily and noisily

flop onto the sofa.

Bopverb

To hit or strike.

Flopverb

To move about loosely or limply

The dog's ears flopped when it ran.

Bopverb

To dance or move to the beat of this music.

Flopverb

(Informal) To fail utterly

The play flopped.

Bopverb

(Slang) To go

bopped off to the movies.

Flopverb

To rest idly; lounge.

Bopnoun

A blow; a punch.

Flopverb

To go to bed.

Bopnoun

A post-World War II style of jazz characterized by rhythmic and harmonic complexity, improvised solo performances, and a brilliant style of execution.

Flopverb

(Sports) To exaggerate or simulate a fall after contact or near-contact with an opposing player in order to induce a referee to call a penalty; to dive.

Bopnoun

A very light smack, blow or punch.

Flopverb

To drop or lay (something) down heavily and noisily

flopped the steak onto a platter.

Bopnoun

(uncountable) A style of improvised jazz from the 1940s.

Flopverb

In certain poker games, to have attained (a hand) as a result of the first three community cards that are dealt face up at the same time

flopped a flush.

Bopnoun

A party.

Flopnoun

The act of flopping.

Bopnoun

A good song.

Flopnoun

The sound made when flopping.

Bopverb

To strike gently or playfully.

Flopnoun

(Informal) An utter failure.

Bopverb

To dance to this music, or any sort of popular music with a strong beat.

Flopnoun

In certain poker games, the first three community cards that are dealt face up at the same time.

Bopverb

To have sex.

Flopnoun

(Sports) An exaggerated or simulated fall after contact or near-contact with an opposing player in an attempt to induce the referee to call a penalty; a dive.

Bopnoun

the law enforcement agency of the Justice Department that operates a nationawide system of prisons and detention facilities to incarcerate inmates sentenced to imprisonment for federal crimes

Flopnoun

Variant of flops.

Bopnoun

an early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940)

Flopverb

(intransitive) To fall heavily due to lack of energy.

He flopped down in front of the television, exhausted from work.

Bopverb

dance the bebop

Flopverb

(transitive) To cause to drop heavily.

The tired mule flopped its ears forward and trudged on.

Bopverb

hit hard

Flopverb

To fail completely; not to be successful at all (of a movie, play, book, song etc.).

The latest album flopped and so the studio canceled her contract.

Flopverb

To pretend to be fouled in sports, such as basketball, hockey (the same as to dive in soccer)

It starts with Chris Paul, because Blake didn't really used to flop like that, you know, last year.While Stern chastised Vogel for on Thursday calling the Heat "the biggest flopping team in the NBA," he did intimate that he sees merit in the sentiment.

Flopverb

(intransitive) To strike about with something broad and flat, as a fish with its tail, or a bird with its wings; to rise and fall; to flap.

The brim of a hat flops.

Flopverb

To have (a hand) using the community cards dealt on the flop.

Both players flopped sets! Cards dealt on the flop: Q95. Player A's hole cards: 55 (making three of a kind: 555). Player B's hole cards: QQ (making three of a kind: QQQ).

Flopverb

To stay, sleep or live in a place.

Flopnoun

An incident of a certain type of fall; a plopping down.

Flopnoun

A complete failure, especially in the entertainment industry.

Flopnoun

(poker) The first three cards turned face-up by the dealer in a community card poker game.

Flopnoun

A ponded package of dung, as in a cow-flop.

Flopnoun

(computing) One floating-point operation per second, a unit of measure of processor speed.

Flopnoun

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Flopadverb

Right, squarely, flat-out.

Flopadverb

With a flopping sound.

Flopnoun

an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers;

this computer can perform a million flops per second

Flopnoun

someone who is unsuccessful

Flopnoun

a complete failure;

the play was a dismal flop

Flopnoun

the act of throwing yourself down;

he landed on the bed with a great flop

Flopverb

fall loosely;

He flopped into a chair

Flopverb

fall suddenly and abruptly

Flopverb

fail utterly; collapse;

The project foundered

Flopadverb

with a flopping sound;

he tumbled flop into the mud

Flopadverb

exactly;

he fell flop on his face