somersault, somerset, summersault, summerset, somersaulting, flip(noun)
an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg
a sudden, quick movement
"with a flip of the wrist"; "the fish flipped over"
the act of flipping a coin
a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water
pass, toss, flip(adj)
(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
"the pass was fumbled"
go, passing, notch, somerset, liberty chit, strait, fling, walk, passing play, summersault, crack, laissez passer, somersault, mountain pass, straits, summerset, bye, passing game, passport, base on balls, somersaulting, toss, pass, whirl, qualifying, head, offer
impudent, insolent, snotty-nosed, flip(verb)
marked by casual disrespect
"a flip answer to serious question"; "the student was kept in for impudent behavior"
lightly throw to see which side comes up
"I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!"
throw out, toss out, discard, jactitate, twitch, flick, thresh, toss away, slash, thrash, tack, alternate, dispose, switch, chuck, thresh about, leaf, cast aside, cast away, sky, convulse, riff, thrash about, cast out, thumb, pitch, chuck out, riffle, toss, flip-flop, flip over, turn over, fling, throw away, flip out, throw, interchange, put away
throw, flip, switch(verb)
cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation
"switch on the light"; "throw the lever"
fuddle, confound, twitch, flick, fox, exchange, confuse, swap, bedevil, cast off, thrust, flip-flop, have, shift, change, alternate, make, switch, throw, cast, tack, leaf, pitch, trade, sky, riffle, give, riff, swop, bemuse, hold, befuddle, thumb, shake off, throw off, toss, throw away, change over, flip over, turn over, contrive, drop, bewilder, flip out, hurl, discombobulate, switch over, project, interchange, shed
flick, flip, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff(verb)
look through a book or other written material
"He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"
thumb, pitch, throw, twitch, click, toss, flip over, switch, turn over, flick, riff, leaf, tack, alternate, riffle, ripple, interchange, snap, flip-flop, flip out, flicker, hitch, ruffle, finger, jerk, cockle, sky, hitchhike, undulate
toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air
cause to move with a flick
"he flicked his Bic"
flip, toss, sky, pitch(verb)
throw or toss with a light motion
"flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper"
throw out, toss out, discard, slant, jactitate, twitch, flick, thresh, toss away, lurch, slash, tilt, cant over, deliver, cant, peddle, huckster, thrash, tack, shift, gear, alternate, dispose, switch, chuck, thresh about, leaf, cast aside, cast away, sky, convulse, riff, thrash about, cast out, thumb, pitch, chuck out, riffle, toss, flip-flop, hawk, set up, flip over, turn over, incline, fling, throw away, flip out, slope, throw, vend, interchange, put away, monger
move with a flick or light motion
flip, flip over, turn over(verb)
turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse
"flip over the pork chop"; "turn over the pancakes"
turn, twitch, flick, dig, pass on, debate, reach, tack, roll, alternate, switch, deliberate, throw, leaf, tump over, moot, sky, riffle, give, riff, overturn, bowl over, delve, pass, thumb, tip over, pitch, toss, flip-flop, upset, flip over, turn over, flip out, consider, knock over, interchange, hand, cut into
flip, flip out(verb)
react in an excited, delighted, or surprised way
"he flipped when he heard that he was accepted into Princeton University"
flip, flip out(verb)
go mad, go crazy
"He flipped when he heard that he was being laid off"
interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flop(verb)
reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
tack together, put together, flip over, swop, transpose, exchange, piece, append, hang on, tack on, twitch, flick, understudy, tack, thumb, change, alternate, switch, counterchange, throw, leaf, pitch, trade, sky, riffle, riff, flip out, switch over, baste, wear round, substitute, toss, flip-flop, change over, set up, shift, turn over, jump, swap, replace, assemble, take turns, tag on, interchange
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How to use flip in a sentence?
This is what happens when you try to run up steps in the dark, with your arms full, wearing flip-flops, turns out if you then try to stop your forward momentum with your face, the result is a road rash.
I'm not just going to flip them on and have you flip them off, and have you leave me hanging like everybody did last time, the government sits around, doesn't buy American-made products, comes to me in a pandemic, buys millions of masks in 2010, and you know what they did with those masks ?
Whether he wins two seats or all the seats, there is no magic switch that he can flip to drive shareholder value in the short term.
I think really American-China policy is only unified with a single person in the White House, it's unpredictable. It can flip-flop. I don't think American policy has finally settled in one place where we have decided to treat Communist China as an enemy across the board.
We have a lot in common, we all were working to flip seats to be elected in places where voters may not typically vote for people like us or with our backgrounds.
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- ausflippen, umdrehen, wenden, werfenGerman
- dar vueltaSpanish
- voltti, seota, heittää, täyskäännös, pimahtaa, heitto, kääntääFinnish
- andare fuori di testa, giravolta, capovolgere, impazzire, capovoltaItalian
- răsturna, întoarceRomanian
- подбросить, рехнуться, перевернуть, подбрасывание, переворот, метнуть, бросить, сальто, метать, свихнуться, бросать, спятить, подбрасывать, переворачивать, взбеситься, кувырокRussian
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