Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: belly flop  be-lee flóp
  1. A dive in which the abdomen bears the main force of impact with the water
    - belly flopper, belly whop, belly whopper
Verb: belly-flop (belly-flopped,belly-flopping)  'bel-ee,flóp
  1. (water sport) dive so that one hits the water with one's belly

Derived forms: belly-flopped, belly flops, belly-flops, belly-flopping

Type of: dive, diving

Encyclopedia: Belly flop