- turn over with a sudden quick movement；move, push, or throw (something) with a sudden sharp movement
- a sudden sharp movement；an act or instance of turning over or being turned over in the air
- glib or flippant
- used to express mild annoyance.
verb: flip, 3rd person present: flips, gerund or present participle: flipping, past tense: flipped, past participle: flipped
noun: flip, plural noun: flips
- 1. turn over with a sudden quick movement the plane flipped over and then exploded the yacht was flipped by a huge wave 同義詞
- 2. move, push, or throw (something) with a sudden sharp movement she flipped off her dark glasses she flipped a few coins onto the bar 同義詞
- ▪ turn (an electrical appliance or switch) on or off he flipped a switch and the front door opened 同義詞
- ▪ toss (a coin) to decide an issue given those odds, one may as well flip a coin you want to flip for it?
- 3. informal suddenly lose control or become very angry my mom will flip if I don't get my homework done tonight
- ▪ suddenly become very enthusiastic I walked into a store, saw the guitar on the wall, and just flipped
- 4. buy and sell (something, especially real estate or shares) quickly to make a profit within one week of starting I flipped a property for a quick $3,000 profit
- 5. US informal become an informer when he was taken in by the investigators, he flipped immediately
- ▪ persuade to become an informer the prosecutors won't be able to flip any witnesses to testify against the ex-CEO
- 1. a sudden sharp movement she dismissed his qualms with a flip of her hand
- ▪ an act or instance of turning over or being turned over in the air he celebrates his goals with an acrobatic flip Alex's heart did a little flip inside her chest
- ▪ a quick look or search through a volume or a collection of papers a quick flip through my cookbooks
- 2. British informal, dated a quick tour or pleasure trip I did a flip round the post-show party
- 1. glib or flippant he couldn't get away with flip, funny conversation
- 1. informal used to express mild annoyance.