cropper Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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uk   /ˈkrɒp.ər/  us   /ˈkrɑː.pɚ/ informal
come a cropper to ​failbadly, or to ​fall from a ​horse or have a ​badaccident in a ​vehicle: If ​outsidebuyers or ​supplierslosefaith, a ​company can come a cropper very ​quickly. She came an ​almighty cropper when her back ​wheelshit an ​icypatch.
(Definition of cropper from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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