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1 flip /ˈflɪp/ verb
flips; flipped; flipping
1 flip
/ˈflɪp/
verb
flips; flipped; flipping
Learner's definition of FLIP
[+ object] : to turn (something) over by throwing it up in the air with a quick movement
: to cause (something) to turn or turn over quickly
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object]
: to move (something) with a quick light movement : flick
: to turn (something) on or off with a switch
[+ object] : to throw (something) with a quick movement
[no object] informal : to become very excited or angry
see also flip out (below)
: to change or move through (channels, stations, etc.) quickly
[+ object]
[no object]

flip open

[phrasal verb]
flip open or flip open (something) or flip (something) open
: to open or to cause (something) to open with a quick movement

flip out

[phrasal verb] informal
: to become crazy or very excited or angry
see also 1flip 5 (above)

flip someone off

US slang or flip someone the bird
: to make an offensive gesture at someone by pointing the middle finger upward while keeping the other fingers folded down

flip your lid

informal also chiefly US flip your wig
: to become crazy or very angry
2 flip /ˈflɪp/ noun
plural flips
2 flip
/ˈflɪp/
noun
plural flips
Learner's definition of FLIP
[count]
: the act of flipping something : a quick turn, toss, or movement
: an athletic movement in which someone jumps in the air and rolls forward or backward : a somersault in the air
3 flip /ˈflɪp/ adjective
flipper; flippest
3 flip
/ˈflɪp/
adjective
flipper; flippest
Learner's definition of FLIP
[or more flip; most flip] informal
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