flop down

flop down

to sit down heavily or awkwardly. Be graceful. Don't just flop down! When I reached the chair, all I could do was flop down.
See also: down, flop
References in classic literature ?
There was clearly nothing to do but flop down on the shabby little couch and howl.
I had gotten well over the area of the wreck when not a half-dozen yards ahead of me a lifeboat shot bow foremost out of the ocean almost its entire length to flop down upon its keel with a mighty splash.
She said: "Greyhounds are peaceable dogs who love nothing more than a 20 minute walk, then to flop down on the sofa.
The children bathe in the silky dark waters of the river and flop down to dry out on the grassy banks.
They would not have simply been able to flop down on to a calm sea.
Later as wrestler Big Daddy his speciality was to flop down from the top rope to crush his fallen opponent with his vast belly.
This happens when throat muscles relax so much that they flop down and block the airway.
Sure, if you flop down in front of the TV every night with a beer in one hand and a bag of chips in the other, you're going to put on weight.
SOME CLIENTS WANT THINGS THAT WIPE OFF WITH A DAMP RAG; they want to flop down with a wet bathing suit.
The ears perk up when they concentrate and flop down when users enter a relaxed state of mind.
Top Italian paper L'Europo wrote: "Did Italy really believe that 22 overpaid, presumptous, fickle, babyish, pampered, idolised kicker-balls who flop down on the floor after running 20 metres and wander around the pitch aching and weeping after every tackle could succeed in a competition created for athletes who are well trained, generous, modest, don't frequent luxurious hotels, don't worry about the covers of magazines, play to win and continue to entertain even when they have already won?
In another typically wild and heroic exploit that earned him the nickname Mad Jack, he was so upset at witnessing a friend shot dead in front of him that he single-handedly charged and captured a substantial German trench, only to flop down into it and begin reading from a poetry book he pulled from his pocket.
No sooner was the tribe home from a tough day at school on Monday than I'd switched on the TV and made them flop down in front of it.
Among its many potential benefits, a wireless system could help recruit new businesses to a downtown where there's no need to rewire older buildings, and where an employee could flop down with a laptop on any park bench or in any cafe and Google away to his or her heart's content.