belly whop


belly whop
noun
a dive in which the abdomen bears the main force of impact with the water
Hypernyms: ↑dive, ↑diving

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noun or adverb or intransitive verb also belly whopper

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • belly whop — noun belly flop …   Wiktionary

  • belly-flop — ☆ belly flop [bel′ēfläp΄ ] vi. belly flopped, belly flopping to dive awkwardly so that the belly strikes flat against the water or other surface n. an instance or the act of so diving: Also belly bump, belly whop, or belly slam …   English World dictionary

  • belly whopper — noun a dive in which the abdomen bears the main force of impact with the water • Syn: ↑belly flop, ↑belly flopper, ↑belly whop • Hypernyms: ↑dive, ↑diving * * * noun or adverb or intransitive verb see be …   Useful english dictionary

  • belly flop — noun a dive in which the abdomen bears the main force of impact with the water • Syn: ↑belly flopper, ↑belly whop, ↑belly whopper • Hypernyms: ↑dive, ↑diving * * * I. noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • belly flopper — noun a dive in which the abdomen bears the main force of impact with the water • Syn: ↑belly flop, ↑belly whop, ↑belly whopper • Hypernyms: ↑dive, ↑diving * * * noun see belly flop I …   Useful english dictionary

  • belly flop — noun A style of diving into a body of water in which the surface impact is made mostly by ones abdomen. Syn: belly flopper, belly whop, belly whopper …   Wiktionary

  • bel´ly|whop´per — bel|ly|whop «BEHL ee HWOP», intransitive verb, whopped, whop|ping, noun, adverb. U.S. Slang. –v.i. 1. to ride on a sled in a prone position with the stomach downward. 2. to strike the water with the chest, or with the chest and abdomen, in diving …   Useful english dictionary

  • bel|ly|whop — «BEHL ee HWOP», intransitive verb, whopped, whop|ping, noun, adverb. U.S. Slang. –v.i. 1. to ride on a sled in a prone position with the stomach downward. 2. to strike the water with the chest, or with the chest and abdomen, in diving. –n. a ride …   Useful english dictionary

  • landing — n 1. debarkation, disembarkment, disembarkation, dismounting, deplaning, going ashore, arrival; alighting, lighting, touchdown, splashdown, pancake, belly flop, belly whop, belly whopper., Aeron. three point landing, Aeron. belly landing. 2. dock …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • diving — noun 1. an athletic competition that involves diving into water (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑diving event • Hypernyms: ↑match • Part Holonyms: ↑swimming meet, ↑swim meet 2. a …   Useful english dictionary


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