backflip: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (bak'flip"), [key]
— n., v., -flipped, -flip•ping.
- a backward somersault.
- a dive executed by somersaulting backward.
- a complete reversal in attitude or policy: Some committee members did sudden backflips, urging spending cuts instead of expanded programs.
- to perform a backflip: She backflipped off a bucking horse.