(US) a sudden political change of policy.
|N.Y. World 22 Nov. 5/1: Mr. Skinner’s apparent flop on the railroad question is injuring his chances in the Speakership struggle.|
|Springfield (MA) Weekly Republican 7 Oct. 2: That a flop by the most militant of the unionists is under contemplation has been denied.|
|Queed 230: So ran the editorial, which was offensively headed ‘West’s Fatal Flop’.|
|Collier’s 5 Jan. 41/1: It was basically a ‘flop’.|