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    flip - Dictionary definition and meaning for word flip

    Definition
    (noun) an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return Definition
    (noun) hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg Definition
    (noun) a sudden, quick movement
    Example Sentence
    • with a flip of the wrist
    • the fish flipped over
    Definition
    (noun) the act of flipping a coin
    Synonyms : toss
    Definition
    (noun) a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water Definition
    (noun) (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
    Synonyms : pass , toss
    Example Sentence
    • the pass was fumbled
    Definition
    (verb) lightly throw to see which side comes up
    Synonyms : toss
    Example Sentence
    • I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!
    Definition
    (verb) cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation
    Synonyms : switch , throw
    Example Sentence
    • switch on the light
    • throw the lever
    Definition
    (verb) look through a book or other written material
    Synonyms : flick , leaf , riff , riffle , thumb
    Example Sentence
    • He thumbed through the report
    • She leafed through the volume
    Definition
    (verb) toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air
    Synonyms : twitch
    Definition
    (verb) cause to move with a flick
    Synonyms : flick
    Example Sentence
    • he flicked his Bic
    Definition
    (verb) throw or toss with a light motion
    Synonyms : pitch , sky , toss
    Example Sentence
    • flip me the beachball
    • toss me newspaper
    Definition
    (verb) move with a flick or light motion Definition
    (verb) turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse
    Synonyms : flip over , turn over
    Example Sentence
    • flip over the pork chop
    • turn over the pancakes
    Definition
    (verb) react in an excited, delighted, or surprised way
    Synonyms : flip out
    Example Sentence
    • he flipped when he heard that he was accepted into Princeton University
    Definition
    (verb) go mad, go crazy
    Synonyms : flip out
    Example Sentence
    • He flipped when he heard that he was being laid off
    Definition
    (verb) reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) Definition
    (adj) marked by casual disrespect
    Synonyms : impudent , insolent , snotty-nosed
    Example Sentence
    • a flip answer to serious question
    • the student was kept in for impudent behavior
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