Meaning of flip

Definition of flip

(adj) marked by casual disrespect; "a flip answer to serious question"; "the student was kept in for impudent behavior"
(noun) an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg
a sudden, quick movement; "with a flip of the wrist"; "the fish flipped over"
the act of flipping a coin
a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water
(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; "the pass was fumbled"
(verb) lightly throw to see which side comes up; "I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!"
cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; "switch on the light"; "throw the lever"
look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"
toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air
cause to move with a flick; "he flicked his Bic"
throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper"
move with a flick or light motion
turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse; "flip over the pork chop"; "turn over the pancakes"
react in an excited, delighted, or surprised way; "he flipped when he heard that he was accepted into Princeton University"
go mad, go crazy; "He flipped when he heard that he was being laid off"
reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)

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