Complete Definition of "flip"

see|Flip
English

Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɪp|-ɪp

Noun
en-noun

  1. A maneuver consisting of an object rotating end over end.

Derived terms
back-flip
flip side
flipper
flip out

Verb
en-verb|flips|flipping|flipped

  1. transitive To throw as to turn over.

#:You need to flip the pancake onto the other side

  1. transitive To put into a quick revolve|revolving motion by a snap of thumb and index finger.

#:If you can't decide which one of two options to choose, flip a coin.

  1. context|intransitive|slang To go crazy.

#:I'd flip if anyone broke my phone.

Adjective
en-adj|flip

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.

  1. defn|English

Synonyms
(1): turn, turn over
(2): toss

Translations
trans-top|To throw as to turn over
Finnish: heittää ilmaan
trans-mid
German: umdrehen, wenden
Romanian: a întoarce, a rÄsturna
trans-bottom

trans-top|To put into a quick revolving motion by a snap of thumb and index finger
German: werfen
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|To go crazy
Finnish: pimahtaa, seota
trans-mid
German: ausflippen
trans-bottom

Category:English ergative verbs


French

Pronunciation
w:IPA|IPA: /flip/
w:SAMPA|SAMPA: /flip/

Noun
flip

  1. egg nog

Category:Onomatopoeia

fr:flip
io:flip
te:flip
vi:flip
zh:flip

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