somersault, somerset, summersault, summerset, somersaulting, flipnoun
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, flipadjective
(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, flipverb
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, switchverb
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, riffverb
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, pitchverb
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 oververb
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 outverb
react in an excited, delighted, or surprised way
"he flipped when he heard that he was accepted into Princeton University"
flip, flip outverb
go mad, go crazy
"He flipped when he heard that he was being laid off"
interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flopverb
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?
It’s good news that the brain can recover from a hit if given enough time to rest and recover, but on the flip side, we find that the brain does not undertake this rebalancing when impacts come too close together.
I literally have a book at the office with Plan A, Plan B, Plan C, we’ll just flip the page if that happens.
If Trump think he's going to flip Minnesota just by dealing with folks in greater Minnesota, which is the rural parts of the state, he's obviously not a math wizard, he needs to understand where the votes come from in the state, and where those votes come from, he's not very popular.
They’re petrified of the opposition party. You know what my super power is? I don’t give a damn. I could care less what they say about me. I could care less. It’s about action. The Republican Party and the leaders of the Republican Party are cowards. You are writing your checks to cowards. Understand this. They are there for you when it’s easy. They are there to take your check. But when something comes up like the Iran situation, they will flip the Constitution of the United States so they can have some sort of conscience for voting for that —it’s outrageous.
Another day, another flip-flop from Sen. Ted Cruz, only a few months ago, Sen. Cruz used his opposition to the Renewable Fuel Standard calling for it to be phased out before 2022 as a prime example of him not being a career politician. Today, he changed his position.
Translations for flip
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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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