belly-flopped belly-flopped

Definition(s):

  • (v) dive so that one hits the water with one's belly

Usage(s):

  1. But when The Lady in the Water belly-flopped with $42 million domestic, Hollywood could finally say no to the wunderkind.
  2. It didn't appeal much to other people, either, and Osmosis Jones belly-flopped in 2001.

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  1. "I think the guys were making more fun of the fact that I belly-flopped at home plate," Pena said. "It looked like I slid, but in reality I just fell. I lost all control of my body. I got a lot of comments about that. Some guys even wrote...
    on Mar 6, 2009 By: Carlos Pena Source: Tampa Tribune

  2. "He came out of nowhere," Rimington said. "One of the hardest hits of the year. And then he belly-flopped on me."
    on Dec 26, 2008 By: Dave Rimington Source: Omaha World-Herald

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