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Definition of "flip" []

  • To throw or toss with a light brisk motion: flipped me the ball; flipped his hair out of his eyes. (verb-transitive)
  • To toss in the air, imparting a spin: flip a coin. (verb-transitive)
  • To turn over or around, especially with a light quick motion: flip over a card; flipped the tape to play the other side. (verb-transitive)
  • To turn through; leaf: flipped the pages of the report. (verb-transitive)
  • To strike quickly or lightly; flick. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "flip" in a sentence
  • ""Okay, now this time when you say it, flip your hair and use your voice." "* hair flip** giggle*Like, keep up the speed B2B2!""
  • "I've never been a fan of the term "flip flop"...he ­re's why."
  • "A coin flip is not “more honest” than 50 votes, yes there is probably an error rate, but no one knows what it is."