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  • EN [ flæt]
  • US [ flæt]

English definition


  • 1. a level tract of land

  • 2. a shallow box in which seedlings are started

  • 3. a musical notation indicating one half step lower than the note named

  • 4. freight car without permanent sides or roof

  • 5. a deflated pneumatic tire

  • 6. scenery consisting of a wooden frame covered with painted canvas; part of a stage setting

  • 7. a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house


  • 1. having a horizontal surface in which no part is higher or lower than another;

    • "a flat desk"
    • "acres of level farmland"
    • "a plane surface"
  • 2. having no depth or thickness

  • 3. not modified or restricted by reservations;

    • "a categorical denial"
    • "a flat refusal"
  • 4. stretched out and lying at full length along the ground;

    • "found himself lying flat on the floor"
  • 5. lacking contrast or shading between tones

  • 6. lowered in pitch by one chromatic semitone;

    • "B flat"
  • 7. flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes)

  • 8. lacking taste or flavor or tang;

    • "a bland diet"
    • "insipid hospital food"
    • "flavorless supermarket tomatoes"
    • "vapid beer"
    • "vapid tea"
  • 9. lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting;

    • "a bland little drama"
    • "a flat joke"
  • 10. having lost effervescence;

    • "flat beer"
    • "a flat cola"
  • 11. not increasing as the amount taxed increases

  • 12. not made with leavening;

    • "most flat breads are made from unleavened dough"
  • 13. parallel to the ground;

    • "a flat roof"
  • 14. without pleats

  • 15. lacking the expected range or depth; not designed to give an illusion or depth;

    • "a film with two-dimensional characters"
    • "a flat two-dimensional painting"
  • 16. (of a tire) completely or partially deflated

  • 17. not reflecting light; not glossy;

    • "flat wall paint"
    • "a photograph with a matte finish"
  • 18. lacking variety in shading;

    • "a flat unshaded painting"


  • 1. at full length;

    • "he fell flat on his face"
  • 2. with flat sails;

    • "sail flat against the wind"
  • 3. below the proper pitch;

    • "she sang flat last night"
  • 4. against a flat surface;

    • "he lay flat on his back"
  • 5. in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly;

    • "he didn't answer directly"
    • "told me straight out"
    • "came out flat for less work and more pay"
  • 6. wholly or completely;

    • "He is flat broke"

Example sentences

  • The river slows on the flat bottom.

  • The worker hammered the iron flat.

  • When Mary broke off the engagement, John seemed to be in a flat spin.

  • When I found that all my money had been stolen, I went into a flat spin.

  • A flat tire put my bicycle out of commision.

  • They want a house, whereas we would rather live in a flat.

  • The thief took all my money and left me flat.

  • The land was flat and treeless and provided no cover for the troops.

  • The footballer kicked at the ball but missed and fell flat on his face.

  • He held a sole tenancy of a flat.

  • He put both hands flat on the door and pushed as hard as he could.

  • They say the industry is flat out lying about the effects of deregulation.

  • Warm weather has attracted the flat fish close to shore.

  • Batter the steaks flat.

  • She had small feet and hands and a flat, round face.

  • I wanted to spend Sundays holed up together in our flat.

  • Well my toilet's all blocked up and I've got it all coming into my flat and it'll ruin my home, such as it is.

  • Visited Park West. Viewed a flat, no. 76. Which I like.

  • The explosion which followed blasted out the external supporting wall of her flat.

  • I couldn't sell the London flat, so I let it out to pay the mortgage.

  • I had the flat decorated quickly so that Philippa could move in.

  • For the country overall, house prices have remained flat.

  • He had been fired because his singing was flat.

  • The highway stretched out flat and straight ahead.

  • Officers armed with a search warrant entered the flat.

  • He slammed the counter with the flat of his hand.

  • Her vocal range was, to say the least of it, limited, and she had a distressing tendency to sing flat.

Phrase collocation

  • fall flat

    fail completely to produce the intended or expected effect

    • his jokes fell flat.

  • fall flat on one's face

    fall over forwards

  • (as) flat as a pancake

  • flat out

    as fast or as hard as possible

    • the whole team is working flat out to satisfy demand.

    • [as adj. flat-out]the album lacks the flat-out urgency of its predecessor.

    (informal, chiefly N. Amer.)without hesitation or reservation; unequivocally

    • in those early days I'd just flat out vote against foreign aid.

    • [as adj. flat-out]flat-out perjury.

    lying completely stretched out, especially asleep or exhausted

    • she was lying flat out on her pink bath towel.

  • on the flat

    on level ground as opposed to uphill

    • the car wouldn't go uphill or overtake on the flat.

  • that's flat

    (informal)used to indicate that one has reached a decision and will not be persuaded to change one's mind

    • he won't go into a home and that's flat.

  • go flatting

    (Austral./NZ)leave one's family home to live in a flat

    • in my third year I left home and went flatting with David.


  • flat out

    • They're working flat out to finish on time.

    • We're flat out this week and can't fit in another single appointment.

    • He stands his flat-out assertions.

    • Richard Allen's plea of being flat-out dumb

  • flat on ones ass

    • He blew his pay pack, and he's flat on his ass.

    • That company's a loser.flat on its ass.

Synonym discrimination

  • even, flat, level, smooth



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