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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.]

flipping

(ˈflɪpɪŋ)
adj, adv
slang Brit (intensifier): a flipping idiot; it's flipping cold.
[C19: perhaps a euphemism for fucking]
Translations

flipping

[ˈflɪpɪŋ] ADJ (Brit) → condenado

flipping

[ˈflɪpɪŋ] (British)
adv
I can't flipping believe it! → Je ne peux vraiment pas y croire!
flipping horrible → vraiment horrible
adj (= blooming) → fichu(e) before nflip side n
[record] → face f B
[situation] → envers mflip-top bin npoubelle f à couvercle pivotant

flipping

adj, adv (Brit inf emph) → verdammt (inf)

flipping

[ˈflɪpɪŋ] adj (fam) → maledetto/a
References in classic literature ?
He undergoes so much from such inquiries that when they are made by boys he revenges himself by flipping at their ears over the counter and asking the young dogs what they mean by it and why they can't speak out at once?
The other fox-terrier, the one with the injured foreleg, endured Michael's sniff with no more than hysterical growls deep in the throat; but the flipping out of Michael's tongue was too much.
The HGTV show "Flip or Flop," a hit about a husband-wife team flipping houses in California, is (http://www.
In spite of comparing flipped learning approaches with the traditional teaching approaches, Morris Siu-yung Jong, in his contribution entitled "Empowering students in the process of social inquiry learning through flipping the classroom," presents a study that integrates the idea of the flipped classroom into the process of guided social inquiry learning for promoting students' learning achievement and self-efficacy in social and humanities education.
They discuss the pedagogical rationale, blended and flipped learning for teaching English, flipping classes with Asian students, flipped models of instruction, flipped integrated English classes, the use of software programs like GSL Builder and Word Engine, flipped learning in university environments and scientific writing classes, flipped instructional technology, student engagement, and computer-assisted language learning effectiveness.
6% in Q1 2006 prior to the recession and at the peak of flipping activity.
The growing popularity of home flipping could overheat the housing market, according to a recent RealtyTrac report.
Home Flipping Report that the average gross profit for a flipped home last year was $55,000, which was a 10-year high.
Flipping the classroom is a popular educational strategy that promises to increase student participation and engagement and enhance the student-teacher relationship.
Flipping learning and its effectiveness have been investigated at school, college and university level in different subjects.
Though some instructors think flipping the classroom is as simple as students watching lectures online and doing their homework in class, version 2.
NEW YORK has been ranked among the top five areas for flipping.