bellyflop


bellyflop
n. & v. colloq.
—n. a dive into water in which the body lands with the belly flat on the water.
—v.intr. (-flopped, -flopping) perform this dive.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • bellyflop — ► NOUN informal ▪ a dive into water, landing flat on one s front …   English terms dictionary

  • bellyflop — informal noun a dive into water, landing flat on one s front. verb (bellyflops, bellyflopping, bellyflopped) perform a bellyflop …   English new terms dictionary

  • Bellyflop — …   Wikipedia

  • bellyflop — belly flop n. Informal A dive in which the front of the body hits flat against a surface, especially of water.   belʹly flop (bĕlʹē flŏp ) v. * * * …   Universalium

  • bellyflop — verb (To enter the water on your belly when diving, or to fail at something.) …   Wiktionary

  • Bellyflop — bellybuster; dive so that one s stomach hits the water first …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • bellyflop — Australian Slang bellybuster; dive so that one s stomach hits the water first …   English dialects glossary

  • bellyflop — n a. a shallow dive, landing stomach first on water b. an ignominious or total failure …   Contemporary slang

  • bellyflop — n. type of dive in which one plunges stomach first into the water v. dive so that a person s stomach hits the water first …   English contemporary dictionary

  • National Airlines Flight 16 — Accident summary Date 5 October 1945 Type Pilot error Site …   Wikipedia


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