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verb flip pronunciation in American English /flɪp/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyflip
he/she/itflips
present participleflipping
past tenseflipped
past participleflipped
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  1. 1

    flip

    or

    flip over

    [intransitive/transitive] to turn over quickly, or to make something turn over
    The car flipped as it rounded the final curve.
    You’re supposed to flip a new mattress regularly.
    Just six months ago, she was flipping hamburgers for $6 an hour.
    1. b.
      to throw something with a sudden movement using your fingers and thumb
      She flipped her glasses onto the desk in front of her.
  2. 2
    [intransitive] to change suddenly from one subject, activity, or opinion to another
    flip between: She can flip between Spanish and English very easily.
    They’ve flipped back and forth between supporting and opposing these proposals.
    1. a.
      [intransitive/transitive] to quickly change the channels on a television
      Would you stop flipping channels!
  3. 3
    [transitive] to change the position of something, or exchange the positions of two or more things
    flip something around/round: Flip the last two numbers around and there’s your answer.
  4. 4

    flip

    or

    flip out

    [intransitive] informal to become very angry
    Her father flipped when he saw the phone bill.
    1. a.
      to become very enthusiastic or happy
      He flipped when he heard that he’d won.

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