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  Definition of flip
  1. (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; "the pass was fumbled"
  2. an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
  3. a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water
  4. the act of flipping a coin
  5. hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg
  6. reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
  7. go mad, go crazy; "He flipped when he heard that he was being laid off"
  8. turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse; "flip over the pork chop"; "turn over the pancakes"
  9. move with a flick or light motion
  10. cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; "switch on the light"; "throw the lever"
  11. throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper"
  12. lightly throw to see which side comes up; "I don''t know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!"
  13. cause to move with a flick; "he flicked his Bic"
  14. toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air
  15. look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"
  16. marked by casual disrespect; "a flip answer to serious question"; "the student was kept in for impudent behavior"
Similar Words: pass, toss, somersault, somersaulting, interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip-flop, flip out, flip over, turn over, throw, sky, pitch, flick, twitch, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff, impudent, insolent, snotty-nosed

 

Hyponyms: centering, snap, flip-flop, switch on, turn on, switch off, cut, turn off, turn out, submarine, lag, throw back, toss back

 

Derivational Morphology: toss, sky, pitch, flick, twitch, chuck, somersault, reversal, change of mind, flip-flop, turnabout, turnaround, substitution, permutation, transposition, replacement, switch, switching, shift, tack, tacking, turnover, flipper, flippers, fin, fins, electric switch, electrical switch, pass, leaf, folio

 

 
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