Definitions for flip

Definitions for (noun) flip

Main entry: flip, toss, pass

Definition: (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team

Usage: the pass was fumbled

Main entry: somersault, somersaulting, somerset, summersault, summerset, flip

Definition: an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return

Main entry: flip

Definition: a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water

Main entry: toss, flip

Definition: the act of flipping a coin

Main entry: flip

Definition: a sudden, quick movement

Usage: with a flip of the wrist; the fish flipped over

Main entry: flip

Definition: hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg

Definitions for (verb) flip

Main entry: alternate, switch, tack, interchange, flip, flip-flop

Definition: reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)

Main entry: flip, flip out

Definition: go mad, go crazy

Usage: He flipped when he heard that he was being laid off

Main entry: flip, flip out

Definition: react in an excited, delighted, or surprised way

Usage: he flipped when he heard that he was accepted into Princeton University

Main entry: turn over, flip, flip over

Definition: turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse

Usage: flip over the pork chop; turn over the pancakes

Main entry: flip

Definition: move with a flick or light motion

Main entry: throw, switch, flip

Definition: cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation

Usage: switch on the light; throw the lever

Main entry: flip, pitch, sky, toss

Definition: throw or toss with a light motion

Usage: flip me the beachball; toss me newspaper

Main entry: flip, toss

Definition: lightly throw to see which side comes up

Usage: I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!

Main entry: flick, flip

Definition: cause to move with a flick

Usage: he flicked his Bic

Main entry: flip, twitch

Definition: toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air

Main entry: thumb, leaf, flick, flip, riff, riffle

Definition: look through a book or other written material

Usage: He thumbed through the report; She leafed through the volume

Definitions for (adj) flip

Main entry: impudent, insolent, flip, snotty-nosed

Definition: marked by casual disrespect

Usage: a flip answer to serious question; the student was kept in for impudent behavior

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