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flip

noun

1 flip

An acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return.

synonyms: somersault, somersaulting, somerset, summersault, summerset.

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Dutch: koprol, salto
Polish: fikołek, koziołek, przewrót, przewrotka



2 flip

Hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg.

3 flip

A sudden, quick movement.

4 flip

The act of flipping a coin.

synonym: toss.

5 flip

A dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water.

6 flip

sports The act of throwing the ball to another member of your team.

synonyms: pass, toss.

Dutch: opgooi
Polish: podrzut

verb

1 flip

Lightly throw to see which side comes up:
— I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!.

synonym: toss.

Dutch: opgooien, tossen

2 flip

Cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation.

synonyms: switch, throw.

3 flip

Look through a book or other written material.

synonyms: flick, leaf, riff, riffle, thumb.

Dutch: bladeren

4 flip

Toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air.

synonym: twitch.

5 flip

Cause to move with a flick.

synonym: flick.

6 flip

Throw or toss with a light motion:
— Flip me the beachball.

synonyms: pitch, sky, toss.

7 flip

Move with a flick or light motion.

8 flip

Turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse:
— Flip over the pork chop.

synonyms: flip over, turn over.

9 flip

React in an excited, delighted, or surprised way:
— He flipped when he heard that he was accepted into Princeton University.

synonym: flip out.

10 flip

Go mad, go crazy:
— He flipped when he heard that he was being laid off.

synonym: flip out.

11 flip

Reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action).

synonyms: alternate, flip-flop, interchange, switch, tack.

adjective

1 flip

Marked by casual disrespect:
— A flip answer to serious question.

synonyms: impudent, insolent, snotty-nosed.

Polish: czelny, hardy, hucpiarski, bezczelny, butny, zuchwały, arogancki


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