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bel·ly·flop / ˈbelēˌfläp/ inf. • n. a dive into water, landing flat on one's front. ∎ fig. a commercial failure: the film's bellyflop at the box office is unsurprising. • v. (-flopped, -flop·ping) [intr.] perform such a dive. ∎  (of an aircraft) perform a belly landing.

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