Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: flip
IPA transcription: [fl'ɪp]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: impudent, insolent, snotty-nosed, flip
    Meaning: marked by casual disrespect; "a flip answer to serious question"; "the student was kept in for impudent behavior"
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: somersault, somerset, summersault, summerset, somersaulting, flip
    Meaning: an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: flip, toss
    Meaning: lightly throw to see which side comes up; "I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!"
  • Synonyms: throw, flip, switch
    Meaning: cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; "switch on the light"; "throw the lever"
Usage examples
  • For with them she was pleased enough, but only delighting to bite at them, and flip them about with her paws, and never considering for a moment whether they were diamonds or clubs, or hearts, or spades or whether the card was an ace or not.