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flip

 (flĭp)
v. flipped, flip·ping, flips
v.tr.
1.
a. To throw or toss with a light brisk motion: flipped the ball to the pitcher.
b. To toss in the air, imparting a spin: flip a coin.
2.
a. To cause to turn over or around, especially with a light quick motion: flip over a card; flipped the pancake with a spatula.
b. To turn through (papers, for example); leaf: flipped the pages of the report.
3.
a. To strike quickly or lightly; flick: flipped me on the shoulder with his finger.
b. To move or act on with a quick motion: flip a switch; flipped open her briefcase.
4. To change or reverse (one's position or attitude).
5. To buy and resell (a house, for example) in a short period of time for a profit.
v.intr.
1.
a. To turn over from one side to another or end over end: The canoe flipped over.
b. To turn a somersault, especially in the air.
2.
a. To move up and down in twists and turns: fish flipping about in the net.
b. To move quickly and lightly; snap: The lid flipped open.
3. To leaf; browse: flipped through the catalogue.
4. To change one's mind, especially on a political position.
5. Slang
a. To go crazy.
b. To react strongly and especially enthusiastically: I flipped over the new car.
n.
1. The act of flipping, especially:
a. A flick or tap.
b. A short, quick movement: a flip of the wrist.
c. A somersault.
2. Informal A reversal; a flipflop.
3. A mixed drink made with any of various alcoholic beverages and often including beaten eggs.
adj. flip·per, flip·pest Informal
Marked by casual disrespect; impertinent: a flip answer to a serious question.
Phrasal Verb:
flip out
1. To react strongly; become excited, upset, or angry.
2. To go crazy; have a mental breakdown.
Idioms:
flip (one's) lid Slang
1. To react strongly, as with anger or enthusiasm.
2. To go crazy.
flip (someone) off
Slang To make an obscene gesture toward (someone); give the finger to.

[Perhaps imitative.]

flip

(flɪp)
vb, flips, flipping or flipped
1. to throw (something light or small) carelessly or briskly; toss: he flipped me an envelope.
2. to throw or flick (an object such as a coin) so that it turns or spins in the air
3. to propel by a sudden movement of the finger; flick: to flip a crumb across the room.
4. (foll by through) to read or look at (a book, newspaper, etc) quickly, idly, or incompletely
5. (intr) (of small objects) to move or bounce jerkily
6. (intr) to make a snapping movement or noise with the finger and thumb
7. (intr) slang to fly into a rage or an emotional outburst (also in the phrases flip one's lid, flip one's top, flip out)
8. (intr) slang to become ecstatic or very excited: he flipped over the jazz group.
n
9. a snap or tap, usually with the fingers
10. a rapid jerk
11. (Gymnastics) a somersault, esp one performed in the air, as in a dive, rather than from a standing position
12. (Brewing) same as nog11
adj
informal impertinent, flippant, or pert
[C16: probably of imitative origin; see fillip]

flip1

(flɪp)

v. flipped, flip•ping, v.t.
1. to toss, as with a snap of a finger and thumb, so as to cause to turn over in the air: to flip a coin.
2. to move with a sudden stroke or jerk: to flip a switch.
3. to turn over, esp. with a short rapid gesture: to flip pancakes with a spatula.
4. to resell, esp. quickly, or refinance.
v.i.
5. to make a flicking movement; strike at something smartly.
6. to move oneself with or as if with flippers.
7. to move jerkily.
8. to turn over or perform a somersault.
9. to read or look at rapidly or perfunctorily: to flip through a magazine.
10. Slang.
a. to react with excitement or delight.
b. to become irrational or incensed (often fol. by out).
n.
11. an act or instance of flipping.
12. a somersault, esp. one performed in the air.
13. Informal. flip side.
adj.
14. flippant; pert.
Idioms:
flip one's lid or wig, Slang. to lose control of one's temper; rage hysterically.
[1585–95; of uncertain origin]

flip2

(flɪp)

n.
a hot or cold mixed drink made with liquor or wine, sugar, beaten eggs, and nutmeg.
[1675–85]

flip


Past participle: flipped
Gerund: flipping

Imperative
flip
flip
Present
I flip
you flip
he/she/it flips
we flip
you flip
they flip
Preterite
I flipped
you flipped
he/she/it flipped
we flipped
you flipped
they flipped
Present Continuous
I am flipping
you are flipping
he/she/it is flipping
we are flipping
you are flipping
they are flipping
Present Perfect
I have flipped
you have flipped
he/she/it has flipped
we have flipped
you have flipped
they have flipped
Past Continuous
I was flipping
you were flipping
he/she/it was flipping
we were flipping
you were flipping
they were flipping
Past Perfect
I had flipped
you had flipped
he/she/it had flipped
we had flipped
you had flipped
they had flipped
Future
I will flip
you will flip
he/she/it will flip
we will flip
you will flip
they will flip
Future Perfect
I will have flipped
you will have flipped
he/she/it will have flipped
we will have flipped
you will have flipped
they will have flipped
Future Continuous
I will be flipping
you will be flipping
he/she/it will be flipping
we will be flipping
you will be flipping
they will be flipping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been flipping
you have been flipping
he/she/it has been flipping
we have been flipping
you have been flipping
they have been flipping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been flipping
you will have been flipping
he/she/it will have been flipping
we will have been flipping
you will have been flipping
they will have been flipping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been flipping
you had been flipping
he/she/it had been flipping
we had been flipping
you had been flipping
they had been flipping
Conditional
I would flip
you would flip
he/she/it would flip
we would flip
you would flip
they would flip
Past Conditional
I would have flipped
you would have flipped
he/she/it would have flipped
we would have flipped
you would have flipped
they would have flipped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flip - an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and returnflip - an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
tumble - an acrobatic feat of rolling or turning end over end
flip-flop - a backward somersault
2.flip - hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg
mixed drink - made of two or more ingredients
3.flip - a sudden, quick movement; "with a flip of the wrist"; "the fish flipped over"
throw - the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist); "the catcher made a good throw to second base"
4.flip - the act of flipping a coinflip - the act of flipping a coin    
throw - casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly; "he risked his fortune on a throw of the dice"
5.flip - a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water
dive, diving - a headlong plunge into water
6.flip - (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your teamflip - (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; "the pass was fumbled"
throw - the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist); "the catcher made a good throw to second base"
centering, snap - (American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back; "the quarterback fumbled the snap"
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
Verb1.flip - lightly throw to see which side comes upflip - lightly throw to see which side comes up; "I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!"
turn - change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs"
2.flip - cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; "switch on the light"; "throw the lever"
switch on, turn on - cause to operate by flipping a switch; "switch on the light"; "turn on the stereo"
switch off, turn off, turn out, cut - cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch; "Turn off the stereo, please"; "cut the engine"; "turn out the lights"
mesh, lock, operate, engage - keep engaged; "engaged the gears"
3.flip - look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"
peruse - examine or consider with attention and in detail; "Please peruse this report at your leisure"
4.flip - toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the airflip - toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
5.flip - cause to move with a flick; "he flicked his Bic"
throw - propel through the air; "throw a frisbee"
6.flip - throw or toss with a light motionflip - throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper"
fling - throw with force or recklessness; "fling the frisbee"
submarine - throw with an underhand motion
lag - throw or pitch at a mark, as with coins
throw back, toss back - throw back with a quick, light motion; "She tossed back her head"
7.flip - move with a flick or light motion
propel, impel - cause to move forward with force; "Steam propels this ship"
8.flip - turn upside down, or throw so as to reverseflip - turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse; "flip over the pork chop"; "turn over the pancakes"
turn - change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs"
9.flip - react in an excited, delighted, or surprised way; "he flipped when he heard that he was accepted into Princeton University"
react, respond - show a response or a reaction to something
10.flip - go mad, go crazy; "He flipped when he heard that he was being laid off"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
11.flip - reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)flip - reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
change by reversal, reverse, turn - change to the contrary; "The trend was reversed"; "the tides turned against him"; "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern"
Adj.1.flip - marked by casual disrespect; "a flip answer to serious question"; "the student was kept in for impudent behavior"
disrespectful - exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous; "remarks disrespectful of the law"; "disrespectful in the presence of his parents"; "disrespectful toward his teacher"

flip

verb
1. flick, switch, snap, slick, jerk He walked out, flipping off the lights.
2. (often with through) thumb, leaf, glance, thumb, skip, skim, browse He flipped the pages of the diary
3. spin, turn, overturn, turn over, roll over, twist The plane flipped over and burst into flames.
4. toss, throw, cast, pitch, flick, fling, sling I flipped a cigarette butt out of the window.
noun
1. toss, throw, cast, pitch, spin, snap, twist, flick, jerk having gambled all on the flip of a coin

flip

verb
To throw (a coin) in order to decide something:
Idiom: call heads or tails.
phrasal verb
flip through
To look through reading matter casually:
browse, dip into, glance at (or over) (or through), leaf (through), riffle (through), run through, scan, skim, thumb (through).
adjective
Translations
نَقْف، شَقْلَبَهيَقْلِبيَنْقُر بِظُفْرِهِ
hodit silistovatplesknutípřevracetškubnutí
bladrebladrenkaste
átpörgetfeldob
fletta, snúa viîflettingkasta upp
mestelėjimasmestelėtipervertimasvartyti
apmestpamestpāršķirtviegli uzsistviegls uzsitiens
hodiť siplesknutie
atmaçabuk çabuk çevirmekfırlatmahavaya fırlatmak

flip

1 [flip]
A. Ncapirotazo m (Aer) → vuelo m
B. VT (gen) → tirar
to flip a coinlanzar una moneda al aire, echar cara o cruz
he flipped the book openabrió el libro de golpe
to flip one's lidperder los estribos
C. VIperder la chaveta
D. CPD flip chart Nflip chart m bloc de papel de grandes dimensiones que se monta sobre un armazón y sirve para ilustrar conferencias, charlas, demostraciones, etc.
flip side Ncara f B
flip out VI + ADVperder la chaveta
flip over
A. VI + ADV (Aut etc) → capotar, dar una vuelta de campana
B. VT + ADV [+ cassette] → dar la vuelta a
flip through VI + PREP [+ book] → hojear; [+ records, index cards] → repasar
I flipped through the pages/my noteshojeé las páginas/mis notas

flip

2 [flip] EXCL¡porras!

flip

[ˈflɪp]
n (= flick) [finger] → chiquenaude f
vt
(= turn) [+ switch] → actionner
She flipped the light switch on → Elle actionna l'interrupteur pour allumer la lumière.
He flipped the omelette on to the plate → Il a fait glisser l'omelette de la poêle sur l'assiette.
to flip sth open → ouvrir qch
(mainly US) (= toss) [+ pancake] → faire sauter
to flip a coin → tirer à pile ou face
vi
to flip for sth (US)jouer qch à pile ou face
flip over
vi (= turn over) → se retourner
vt sep
(= turn over) → retourner
(= overturn) → retourner
flip through
vt fus [+ book, magazine] → feuilleterflip chart flipchart [ˈflɪptʃɑːrt] ntableau m de conférenceflip-flops [ˈflɪpflɒps] npl (= sandals) → tongs fpl

flip

n
Schnipser m; by the flip of a coindurch Hochwerfen einer Münze
(= somersault)Salto m; backward flipSalto rückwärts
(Aviat inf) → Rundflug m
(= drink)Flip m
adj (inf: = flippant) → schnodderig (inf)
vtschnippen, schnipsen; switchknipsen; (inf) recordrumdrehen (inf); to flip the pages (of a book)die Seiten (in einem Buch) umblättern; to flip a coineine Münze werfen; to flip one’s lid (inf)durchdrehen (inf), → aus dem Häuschen geraten (inf)
vi (inf)durchdrehen (inf)
interj (Brit, inf) → verflixt (inf)

flip

:
flip side
n (of record)B-Seite f
flip switch
nKippschalter m
flip top
nKlappdeckel m
flip-top bin
nAbfalleimer mmit Klappdeckel

flip

[flɪp]
1. ncolpetto
2. vt (switch) → dare un colpetto a (Am) (pancake) → rivoltare (dando un colpo alla padella)
to flip a coin → lanciare una moneta in aria, fare a testa e croce
he flipped the book open → ha aperto il libro con un rapido gesto della mano
3. vi
a. (fam) (lose temper) → uscire dai gangheri
b. to flip for sth (Am) → fare a testa e croce per qc
4. adj (fam) (remark) → poco serio/a
flip through vi + prep (book, records) → dare una scorsa a

flip

(flip) verbpast tense, past participle flipped
1. to throw (something) in the air (so that it turns). They flipped a coin to see which side it landed on.
2. (sometimes with over) to turn over quickly. She flipped over the pages of the book.
noun
an act of flipping.

flip

vt (pret & pp flipped; ger flipping) to — out (fam) agitarse, trastornarse, reaccionar de una manera exagerada