Definition of Flip


  • (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
    "the pass was fumbled"
  • a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water
  • the act of flipping a coin
  • a sudden, quick movement
    "with a flip of the wrist"
    "the fish flipped over"
  • hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg
  • an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return


  • reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
    - flip flop
  • go mad, go crazy
    "He flipped when he heard that he was being laid off"
    - flip out
  • react in an excited, delighted, or surprised way
    "he flipped when he heard that he was accepted into Princeton University"
    - flip out
  • turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse
    "flip over the pork chop"
    "turn over the pancakes"
    - flip over - turn over
  • move with a flick or light motion
  • throw or toss with a light motion
    "flip me the beachball"
    "toss me newspaper"
  • cause to move with a flick
    "he flicked his Bic"
  • toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air
  • look through a book or other written material
    "He thumbed through the report"
    "She leafed through the volume"
  • cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation
    "switch on the light"
    "throw the lever"
  • lightly throw to see which side comes up
    "I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!"


  • marked by casual disrespect
    "a flip answer to serious question"
    "the student was kept in for impudent behavior"
    - snotty nosed
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Unscramble flip

6 unscramble word found using the letters flip.

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