Belly-flopper



an awkward, usually unintentional dive in which the front of the body strikes the water horizontally, the abdomen or chest bearing the brunt of the impact.
a maneuver with a sled in which the sledder runs with the sled to gain momentum and jumps forward to land on top of the sled as it moves through the snow.
Historical Examples

Tell England Ernest Raymond

noun
a dive into water in which the body lands horizontally
another name for belly landing
verb -flops, -flopping, -flopped
(intransitive) to perform a belly flop

A sled ride begun by running with the sled held at one’s side, then leaping onto it stomach down (entry form 1940s+)
belly flop

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