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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.]
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flipping

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

flipping

[ˈflɪpɪŋ] ADJ (Brit) → condenado
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

flipping

adj, adv (Brit inf emph) → verdammt (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

flipping

[ˈflɪpɪŋ] adj (fam) → maledetto/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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.
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The highest median gross flipping profits ($99,900) were on homes in the Brighton and Pittsford zip code of 14618, where the median sales price on 10 flipped houses was $150,000, with a flipped price of $249,900.
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Together Patricia Adams and Happy Gingras are faculty members who have been teaching flipped and blended college courses for over a decade and in "Blended Learning & Flipped Classrooms: A Comprehensive Guide" draw upon there years of experience and expertise to take their readers step-by-step through the process of flipping and blending a course.
They address theories and emerging practice in these classrooms, including American literature courses using technology, and the role of motivation, productive persistence theory, and social media; tips on using flipped learning, with discussion of advantages and disadvantages, student and teacher perspectives, and using videos; using flipped writing, discussions, and vocabulary instruction, as well as Google Classroom, web-based tools, and different models of flipped classrooms; and how to use flipping as part of a broader inquiry-based strategy, including using a hybrid flipped classroom and having students make videos.
The HGTV show "Flip or Flop," a hit about a husband-wife team flipping houses in California, is (http://www.usmagazine.com/entertainment/news/hgtv-home-renovation-series-flip-or-flop-gets-spinoffs-w468831) getting five spinoffs .
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.