flip adj : marked by casual disrespect; "a flip answer to serious question"; "the student was kept in for impudent behavior" [syn: impudent, insolent, snotty-nosed]
1 an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return [syn: somersault, somersaulting]
2 hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg
3 the act of flipping a coin [syn: toss]
4 a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water
5 (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; "the pass was fumbled" [syn: pass, toss]
1 lightly throw to see which side comes up; "I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!" [syn: toss]
2 cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; "switch on the light"; "throw the lever" [syn: throw, switch]
3 look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume" [syn: flick, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff]
4 toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air [syn: twitch]
5 cause to move with a flick; "he flicked his Bic" [syn: flick]
6 throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper" [syn: toss, sky, pitch]
7 move with a flick or light motion
8 turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse; "flip over the pork chop"; "turn over the pancakes" [syn: flip over, turn over]
9 go mad, go crazy; "He flipped when he heard that he was being laid off" [syn: flip out]
10 reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) [syn: interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip-flop] [also: flipping, flipped]
- Rhymes: -ɪp
- A maneuver consisting of an object rotating end over end.
- To throw as to turn
- You need to flip the pancake onto the other side
- To put into a quick revolving motion by a snap of thumb and index
- If you can't decide which one of two options to choose, flip a coin.
- In the context of "intransitive|slang": To go crazy.
- I'd flip if anyone broke my phone.
A clipped form of flippant: Having the quality of playfulness or lack of seriousness of purpose.
- I hate to be flip, but perhaps we could steal a Christmas tree.
- defn English
To throw as to turn over
To put into a quick revolving motion by a snap of thumb and index finger
- German: werfen
Flip may refer to:
- A gymnastics flip
- Flip, to enhance, enbetter (flip that house, flip that feeling)
- Flip (photography) is to turn over a negative or image, so that the chirality of the image is reversed.
- Flip (algebraic geometry), a birational modification in codimension 2 of an algebraic variety
- Flip (cocktail), a class of mixed drink, including eggnog
(hairstyle), a form of hairstyle that was popular in
- The Dido flip
- Flip (slang), a slang word that refers to Filipino people
- Flip (informer), the process of creating a double agent, informer, or Tout
- Flip (Little Nemo), a character from the comic strip and cartoon Little Nemo
- Flip, a character from the computer-animated series, Pet Alien
- Give someone the finger, or to flip someone off or to flip the bird, a rude gesture
- a minced oath for the word "fuck"
- a type of Glissando wherein at the end of a note the pitch rises and then falls off
- a move in person-to-person combat
- Lil' Flip, an American rapper
- Flip Records (1950s), a record label
- Flip Records (1994), a record label
- Flip Skateboards, a skateboard company
- Flip Video, a digital video camera
- Flip tricks, a type of skateboarding trick
The acronym FLIP can refer to:
flip in German: Flip
flip in French: Flip
flip in Polish: Flip
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