flip: Meaning and Definition of
— v., n. flipped, flip•ping,
- to toss or put in motion with a sudden impulse, as with a snap of a finger and thumb, esp. so as to cause to turn over in the air: to flip a coin.
- to move (something) suddenly or jerkily.
- to turn over, esp. with a short rapid gesture: to flip pancakes with a spatula.
- to make (someone) insane, irrational, angry, or highly excited (usually fol. by out).
- to resell, esp. quickly, or to refinance, as a mortgage loan.
- to make a flicking movement; strike at something smartly or sharply; snap.
- to move oneself with or as if with flippers: The seals flipped along the beach.
- to move with a jerk or jerks.
- to turn over or perform a somersault in the air.
- He really flipped over his new girlfriend.
- to react to something in an excited, astonished, or delighted manner:He really flipped over his new girlfriend.
- to become insane, irrational, angry, or highly excited (often fol. by out).
- See(def. 8).
- an instance of flipping; a smart tap or strike.
- a sudden jerk.
- a somersault, esp. one performed in the air: a back flip off the diving board.
- a variety of seven-card stud in which each player receives the first four cards facedown and selects two of them to expose before receiving the next card.
- a mixed drink made with liquor or wine, sugar, and egg, topped with powdered nutmeg and served hot or cold.
- a drink, popular esp. in the 18th century, made with beer or ale mixed with rum or other liquor, sweetened and served hot.
— flip•per, flip•pest.
- flippant; pert.
- flip (Thesaurus)