Bedeutung von “cropper” — Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ˈkrɒpər/
come a cropper

to fall over:

The horse came a cropper at the first fence.

to fail in an embarrassing way, or to make an embarrassing mistake:

He came a cropper because he'd forgotten to bring the notes for his speech.

(Definition von “cropper” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)