Definitions for: Flip


[n] (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; "the pass was fumbled"
[n] an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
[n] a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water
[n] the act of flipping a coin
[n] hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg
[adj] marked by casual disrespect; "a flip answer to serious question"; "the student was kept in for impudent behavior"
[v] reverse, as of direction, attitude, or course of action
[v] turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse; "flip a coin"; "turn over the pancakes"
[v] move with a flick
[v] cause to go on or t be engaged; set in operation; "switch on the light"; "throw the lever"
[v] throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper"
[v] throw or toss with a quick motion; "flick a piece of paper across the table"; "jerk his head"
[v] lightly throw to see which side comes up, as of coins; "I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!"
[v] cause to move with a flick
[v] toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air
[v] look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"



Webster (1913) Definition: Flip, n. [Cf. Prov. E. flip nimble, flippant, also, a
slight blow. Cf. Flippant.]
A mixture of beer, spirit, etc., stirred and heated by a hot
iron.

Flip dog, an iron used, when heated, to warm flip.


Flip, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flipped; p. pr. & vb. n.
Flipping.]
To toss or fillip; as, to flip up a cent.

As when your little ones Do 'twixt their fingers flip
their cherry stones. --W. Browne.

Synonyms: alternate, disrespectful, flick, flick, flick, flip over, flip-flop, impudent, insolent, interchange, jerk, leaf, pass, pitch, riff, riffle, sky, snotty-nosed, somersault, somersaulting, switch, switch, tack, throw, thumb, toss, toss, toss, turn over, twitch

See Also: centering, change by reversal, cut, dive, diving, engage, fling, flip-flop, force, impel, lag, lock, mesh, mixed drink, move, operate, peruse, propel, push, reverse, snap, submarine, switch off, switch on, throw, throw, throw back, toss back, tumble, turn, turn, turn, turn off, turn on, turn out

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