Definition of Flip

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

Exact synonyms: Somersault, Somersaulting, Somerset, Summersault, Summerset
Generic synonyms: Tumble
Specialized synonyms: Flip-flop
Derivative terms: Somersault, Somersault

2. Verb. Lightly throw to see which side comes up. "They flip the coin "; "I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!"
Exact synonyms: Toss
Generic synonyms: Turn
Derivative terms: Toss, Tosser

3. Adjective. Marked by casual disrespect. "The student was kept in for impudent behavior"
Exact synonyms: Impudent, Insolent, Snotty-nosed
Similar to: Disrespectful
Derivative terms: Insolence, Insolence

4. Noun. Hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg.
Generic synonyms: Mixed Drink

5. Verb. Cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation. "Throw the lever"
Exact synonyms: Switch, Throw
Specialized synonyms: Switch On, Turn On, Cut, Switch Off, Turn Off, Turn Out
Generic synonyms: Engage, Lock, Mesh, Operate
Derivative terms: Switch

6. Noun. A sudden, quick movement. "The fish flipped over"
Generic synonyms: Throw

7. Verb. Look through a book or other written material. "The customs agents flip the bags for drugs "; "She leafed through the volume"
Exact synonyms: Flick, Leaf, Riff, Riffle, Thumb
Generic synonyms: Peruse
Derivative terms: Leaf

8. Noun. The act of flipping a coin.
Exact synonyms: Toss
Generic synonyms: Throw
Derivative terms: Toss

9. Verb. Toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air.
Exact synonyms: Twitch
Generic synonyms: Move

10. Noun. A dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water.
Generic synonyms: Dive, Diving

11. Verb. Cause to move with a flick. "He flicked his Bic"
Exact synonyms: Flick
Generic synonyms: Throw

12. Noun. (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team. "The pass was fumbled"
Exact synonyms: Pass, Toss
Generic synonyms: Throw
Specialized synonyms: Centering, Snap
Category relationships: Athletics, Sport
Derivative terms: Toss, Toss

13. Verb. Throw or toss with a light motion. "The children flip the ball"; "Toss me newspaper"
Exact synonyms: Pitch, Sky, Toss
Generic synonyms: Fling
Specialized synonyms: Submarine, Lag, Throw Back, Toss Back
Derivative terms: Pitch, Toss, Tosser

14. Verb. Move with a flick or light motion.
Generic synonyms: Impel, Propel
Derivative terms: Flipper, Flipper

15. Verb. Turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse. "Turn over the pancakes"
Exact synonyms: Flip Over, Turn Over
Generic synonyms: Turn
Derivative terms: Turnover

16. Verb. React in an excited, delighted, or surprised way. "He flipped when he heard that he was accepted into Princeton University"
Exact synonyms: Flip Out
Generic synonyms: React, Respond

17. Verb. Go mad, go crazy. "He flipped when he heard that he was being laid off"
Exact synonyms: Flip Out
Generic synonyms: Change

18. Verb. Reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action).
Exact synonyms: Alternate, Flip-flop, Interchange, Switch, Tack
Generic synonyms: Change By Reversal, Reverse, Turn
Derivative terms: Flip-flop, Switch, Switch, Tack

Definition of Flip

1. n. A mixture of beer, spirit, etc., stirred and heated by a hot iron.

2. v. t. To toss or fillip; as, to flip up a cent.

Definition of Flip

1. Noun. (slang chiefly derogatory ethnic slur) A Filipino; a person who is of Filipino background. ¹

2. Noun. A maneuver which rotates an object end-over-end. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To throw (as in to turn over). ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To put into a quick revolving motion through a snap of the thumb and index finger. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive slang) To go berserk or crazy. ¹

6. Verb. To buy an asset (usually a house), improve it and sell it quickly for profit. ¹

7. Interjection. (UK mildly vulgar) used to express annoyance, especially when the speaker has made an error. ¹

8. Adjective. (British informal) Having the quality of playfulness, or lacking seriousness of purpose. ¹

9. Adjective. sarcastic ¹

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Definition of Flip

1. flippant [adj FLIPPER, FLIPPEST] / to throw with a brisk motion [v FLIPPED, FLIPPING, FLIPS] - See also: flippant

Medical Definition of Flip

1. A burn occurring on one side only of the entrance site in a gunshot wound of the soft parts. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Flip

flip (current term)
flip-over disease
flip a bitch
flip angle
flip burgers

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