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flip-flop

(flĭp′flŏp′)
n.
1. The movement or sound of repeated flapping.
2. A reversal, as of a stand or position: a foreign policy flip-flop.
3. A backless, often foam rubber sandal held to the foot at the big toe by means of a thong.
4. A backward somersault or handspring.
5. An electronic circuit or mechanical device capable of assuming either of two stable states, especially a computer circuit used to store a single bit of information.
v. flip-flopped, flip-flop·ping, flip-flops
v.intr.
1. To move back and forth between two conditions or circumstances, sometimes repeatedly: "The weather has flip-flopped between sweltering heat and violent storms" (New York Times).
2. To reverse a stand or position: "With the board having flip-flopped over zoning issues in the last several years, residents are looking to this fall's election for clarity" (Eugene L. Meyer).
3. To execute a backward somersault or handspring.
v.tr.
To move from one position to the reverse or opposite: The coach flip-flopped the linemen.

flip′-flop′per n.
Translations

flip-flops

[ˈflɪpˌflɒps] npl (sandals) → infradito mpl

flip-flops

شِبشِب gumové sandály klip-klappere Flip-Flops σαγιονάρες chanclas varvassandaalit tongs japanke infradito ビーチサンダル 고무 슬리퍼 slippers flipp-flopper klapki chinelas havaianas, chinelo de dedo сандалии badskor รองเท้าแตะ tokyo dép kẹp 夹趾拖鞋
References in classic literature ?
It was horribly lonesome and dismal, and all the policemen he met regarded him with undisguised suspicion, and turned their lanterns on him and followed him about, and this had such an effect upon him at last that he began to feel as if he really had done something, and he got to slinking down the by-streets and hiding in dark doorways when he heard the regulation flip-flop approaching.
* Invest in a good pair of sandals: Flip-flops can be found everywhere and are usually cheap, but they can lead to problems, including plantar fasciitis and tendinitis, both of which cause foot pain.
MOTORISTS wearing flip-flops in the summer heatwave face PS5,000 fines and nine penalty points.
Please help us expose flip-flops like Joe Biden in the 2020 Presidential election.
Chris Hart IT`S impossible to drive wearing flip-flops. Every sensible person knows that Amy Grant
But the greatest moment this rivalry has produced is undoubtedly Didier Drogba in his flip-flops ranting at the referee after Chelsea's acrimonious defeat in 2009.
Today, the flip-flops are widely used for data storage.
THOUSANDS of pairs of flip-flops hve been recalled by Primark, over fears that they contain a chemical that can cause cancer.
PRIMARK has pulled thousands of flip-flops amid fears they contain dangerous levels of a cancer-causing chemical.
THE SHADES: Le Specs Liberation sunglasses PS64.99, Jules B, julesb.co.uk THE SWIMWEAR: Cargo swim shorts PS16, sliders PS14, sunglasses PS14, all Next, next.co.uk THE COOL HAT: Straw trilby PS6 Matalan, matalan.co.uk THE HOLIDAY BAG: Guess heritage cross body bag, was PS45, now PS29, guess.eu THE SHORTS: Red Herring blue shorts with turn ups PS28, Debenhams THE LONGSLEEVED SHIRT: M&S Collection linen grandad shirt PS35, Marks and Spencer THE LIGHTWEIGHT TROUSERS: Drawstring trousers in natural PS24.99, H&M, hm.com THE SHORT-SLEEVE SHIRT: Pattern stripe shirt PS22, M&Co, mandco.com THE EASY TEE: Rugby stripe T-shirt PS16.95, Gap, gap.co.uk THE FLIP-FLOPS: Havaianas top nautical flip flops PS26, havaianas-store.com
In literature, the design of various Latches and Flip-Flops is performed.
Every year, Havaianas, the popular flip-flop brand from Brazil, hosts Make Your Own Havaianas (MYOH), an event where guests can create and customize their very own pair of flip-flops.