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Definition of "flips" [flips]

  • To throw (something light or small) carelessly or briskly; toss (verb)
  • To throw or flick (an object such as a coin) so that it turns or spins in the air (verb)
  • To propel by a sudden movement of the finger; flick (verb)
  • To read or look at (a book, newspaper, etc) quickly, idly, or incompletely (verb)
  • (of small objects) to move or bounce jerkily (verb)
  • To make a snapping movement or noise with the finger and thumb (verb)
  • To fly into a rage or an emotional outburst (also in the phrases flip one's lid, flip one's top, flip out) (verb)
  • To become ecstatic or very excited (verb)
  • A snap or tap, usually with the fingers (noun)
  • A rapid jerk (noun)
  • A somersault, esp one performed in the air, as in a dive, rather than from a standing position (noun)
  • Impertinent, flippant, or pert (adjective)
  • Plural form of flip. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of flip. (verb)

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Use "flips" in a sentence
  • "Maybe it represents coin flips, and someone cheated, design."
  • "They would expect to raise $1,025,000 for every person who won the ten coin flips so they could profit by making the payout an even million."
  • "If you think of it with coin flips it might be easier."