Synonyms of flip


1. somersault, somerset, summersault, summerset, somersaulting, flip, tumble

usage: an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return

2. flip, mixed drink

usage: hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg

3. flip, throw

usage: a sudden, quick movement; "with a flip of the wrist"; "the fish flipped over"

4. flip, toss, throw

usage: the act of flipping a coin

5. flip, dive, diving

usage: a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water

6. pass, toss, flip, throw

usage: (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; "the pass was fumbled"


1. flip, toss, turn

usage: lightly throw to see which side comes up; "I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!"

2. throw, flip, switch, engage, mesh, lock, operate

usage: cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; "switch on the light"; "throw the lever"

3. flick, flip, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff, peruse

usage: look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"

4. flip, twitch, move

usage: toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air

5. flip, flick, throw

usage: cause to move with a flick; "he flicked his Bic"

6. flip, toss, sky, pitch, fling

usage: throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper"

7. flip, propel, impel

usage: move with a flick or light motion

8. flip, flip over, turn over, turn

usage: turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse; "flip over the pork chop"; "turn over the pancakes"

9. flip, flip out, react, respond

usage: react in an excited, delighted, or surprised way; "he flipped when he heard that he was accepted into Princeton University"

10. flip, flip out, change

usage: go mad, go crazy; "He flipped when he heard that he was being laid off"

11. interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flop, change by reversal, turn, reverse

usage: reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)


1. impudent, insolent, snotty-nosed, flip, disrespectful (vs. respectful)

usage: marked by casual disrespect; "a flip answer to serious question"; "the student was kept in for impudent behavior"

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Definition and meaning of flip (Dictionary)