HyperDic: flip

English > 18 senses of the word flip:
VERBmotionflip, tosslightly throw to see which side comes up
contactflip, throw, switchcause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation
perceptionflip, flick, thumb, riffle, leaf, rifflook through a book or other written material
motionflip, twitchtoss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air
motionflip, flickcause to move with a flick
contactflip, toss, sky, pitchthrow or toss with a light motion
contactflipmove with a flick or light motion
contactflip, flip over, turn overturn upside down, or throw so as to reverse
cognitionflip, flip outreact in an excited, delighted, or surprised way
changeflip, flip outgo mad, go crazy
changeflip, interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip-flopreverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
NOUNactflip, somersault, somerset, summersault, summerset, somersaultingan acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
foodfliphot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg
actflipa sudden, quick movement
actflip, tossthe act of flipping a coin
actflipa dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water
actflip, pass, toss(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
ADJECTIVEallflip, impudent, insolent, snotty-nosedmarked by casual disrespect
flip > pronunciation
Soundsflih'p
Rhymesacquaintanceship ... zip / ZIP: 103 rhymes with ihp...
English > flip: 18 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmarked by casual disrespect.
Example"a flip answer to serious question"
Synonymsimpudent, insolent, snotty-nosed
BroaderdisrespectfulExhibiting lack of respect
Spanishdescarado, fresco, frívolo, insolente
Catalaninsolent
English > flip: 18 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAn acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return.
Synonymssomersault, somerset, summersault, summerset, somersaulting
Narrowerflip-flopA backward somersault
BroadertumbleAn acrobatic feat of rolling or turning end over end
Spanishcabriola, salto mortal, somerset, voltereta
Catalangiravolt, salt mortal, somerset, tombarella
English > flip: 18 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningHot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg.
Broadermixed drinkmade of two or more ingredients
English > flip: 18 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA sudden, quick movement.
Examples
  • "with a flip of the wrist"
  • "the fish flipped over"
BroaderthrowThe act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
English > flip: 18 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of flipping a coin.
Synonymtoss
BroaderthrowCasting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly
Verbsfliplightly throw to see which side comes up
English > flip: 18 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningA dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water.
Broaderdive, divingA headlong plunge into water
English > flip: 18 senses > noun 6, act
Meaning(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team.
Synonymspass, toss
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
Narrowercentering, snap(American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back
BroaderthrowThe act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
Spanishpase
Catalanpassada
Verbsflipthrow or toss with a light motion
flipcause to move with a flick
fliptoss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air
English > flip: 18 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaninglightly throw to see which side comes up.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s something
ModelThey flip the coin
Example"I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!"
Synonymtoss
Broaderturnchange orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
Spanisharrojar, lanzar, tirar
Catalanfer volar, llançar, llençar, tirar
Nounsflipthe act of flipping a coin
English > flip: 18 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningCause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsthrow, switch
Narrowerswitch off, cut, turn off, turn outCause to stop operating by disengaging a switch
switch on, turn onCause to operate by flipping a switch
Broaderengage, mesh, lock, operateKeep engaged
Spanishaccionar
Catalanaccionar, encendre
English > flip: 18 senses > verb 3, perception
Meaninglook through a book or other written material.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsflick, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff
BroaderperuseExamine or consider with attention and in detail
English > flip: 18 senses > verb 4, motion
Meaningtoss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymtwitch
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishdar la vuelta
Nounsflip(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
English > flip: 18 senses > verb 5, motion
MeaningCause to move with a flick.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymflick
BroaderthrowPropel through the air
Spanisharrojar, lanzar, tirar
Catalanllançar, llençar, tirar
Nounsflip(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
English > flip: 18 senses > verb 6, contact
MeaningThrow or toss with a light motion.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThe children flip the ball
Example"flip me the beachball"
Synonymstoss, sky, pitch
NarrowerlagThrow or pitch at a mark, as with coins
submarineThrow with an underhand motion
throw back, toss backthrow back with a quick, light motion
BroaderflingThrow with force or recklessness
Spanishechar, lanzar, tirar al aire
Nounsflip(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
English > flip: 18 senses > verb 7, contact
MeaningMove with a flick or light motion.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Broaderpropel, impelCause to move forward with force
Spanisharrojar, lanzar
Catalancopejar, llançar, llençar, tirar
Nounsflipperthe flat broad limb of aquatic animals specialized for swimming
flippera shoe for swimming
English > flip: 18 senses > verb 8, contact
Meaningturn upside down, or throw so as to reverse.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"flip over the pork chop"
Synonymsflip over, turn over
Broaderturnchange orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
English > flip: 18 senses > verb 9, cognition
MeaningReact in an excited, delighted, or surprised way.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"he flipped when he heard that he was accepted into Princeton University"
Synonymflip out
Broaderreact, respondshow a response or a reaction to something
English > flip: 18 senses > verb 10, change
MeaningGo mad, go crazy.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"He flipped when he heard that he was being laid off"
Synonymflip out
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
English > flip: 18 senses > verb 11, change
Meaningreverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) .
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymsinterchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip-flop
Broaderchange by reversal, turn, reversechange to the contrary
Spanishalternar
Catalanalternar, canviar, intercanviar

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