"flips" in the noun sense
1. somersault, somerset, summersault, summerset, somersaulting, flip
an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg
a sudden, quick movement
"with a flip of the wrist"
"the fish flipped over"
4. flip, toss
the act of flipping a coin
a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water
6. pass, toss, flip
sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
"the pass was fumbled"
"flips" in the verb sense
1. flip, toss
lightly throw to see which side comes up
"I don't know what to do
2. throw, flip, switch
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
look through a book or other written material
"He thumbed through the report"
"She leafed through the volume"
4. flip, twitch
toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air
5. flip, flick
cause to move with a flick
"he flicked his Bic"
6. flip, toss, sky, pitch
throw or toss with a light motion
"flip me the beachball"
"toss me newspaper"
move with a flick or light motion
8. flip, flip over, turn over
turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse
"flip over the pork chop"
"turn over the pancakes"
9. flip, flip out
react in an excited, delighted, or surprised way
"he flipped when he heard that he was accepted into Princeton University"
10. flip, flip out
go mad, go crazy
"He flipped when he heard that he was being laid off"
11. interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flop
reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
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