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1. flip

verb. ['ˈflɪp'] lightly throw to see which side comes up.

Synonyms

  • toss

Antonyms

  • relax
  • tense

Etymology

  • flippant (English)

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Rhymes with Flip

  • roundtrip
  • microchip
  • outstrip
  • unzip
  • strip
  • scripp
  • scrip
  • equip
  • whipp
  • whip
  • trippe
  • tripp
  • trip
  • stipp
  • snip
  • slip
  • skipp
  • skip
  • quipp
  • quip
  • klipp
  • gripp
  • grip
  • drip
  • crip
  • clip
  • blip
  • zipp
  • zip
  • yip

How do you pronounce flip?

Pronounce flip as flɪp.

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Sentences with flip


1. Verb, base form
Downhill the ramps can flip and uphill they can be too steep to mount.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
About half way through cooking, flip the breast so that it faces up.

3. Adjective
On the flip side, some men who are not bald by choice may feel uncomfortable being photographed.

4. Verb, past tense
Quickly flip the deckle over so the chamois is on the bottom and laying on a flat surface.

5. Noun, singular or mass
Leave it in the pan for one minute, then flip and heat the other side for one minute.

Quotes about flip


1. In high school I used to write my love notes backwards, so she'd have to flip the paper upside-down to read it. Either that or read it in a mirror, so she can see herself as I see her, and see why I admire her.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. Inspiration is external and motivation is internal. It is up to me to provide the switch and you to flip it on!
- Tricia Cunningham, The Reverse Diet: Lose 20, 50, 100 Pounds or More by Eating Dinner for Breakfast and Breakfast for Dinner

3. Writing's funny, it's like walking down a hall in the dark looking for the light switch, and suddenly you find it, flip it on, and then you discover the hallway you passed through is papered with the novel you've written.
- Jonathan Safran Foer

2. flip

verb. ['ˈflɪp'] cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation.

Synonyms

  • switch on
  • cut
  • turn off
  • lock
  • mesh
  • operate
  • switch off
  • turn on
  • switch
  • engage
  • turn out

Antonyms

  • disengage
  • switch off
  • head
  • obverse

Etymology

  • flippant (English)

3. flip

noun. ['ˈflɪp'] an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return.

Synonyms

  • summersault
  • tumble
  • summerset
  • somersaulting
  • flip-flop
  • somersault

Antonyms

  • undiluted
  • uncastrated
  • attend
  • increased

Etymology

  • flippant (English)

4. flip

noun. ['ˈflɪp'] a sudden, quick movement.

Antonyms

  • unfasten

Etymology

  • flippant (English)

5. flip

adjective. ['ˈflɪp'] marked by casual disrespect.

Synonyms

  • insolent
  • disrespectful
  • snotty-nosed

Antonyms

  • orient
  • thicken
  • inflate
  • deflate

Etymology

  • flippant (English)

6. flip

verb. ['ˈflɪp'] react in an excited, delighted, or surprised way.

Synonyms

  • respond
  • react

Antonyms

  • bore
  • begin
  • go to bed

Etymology

  • flippant (English)

7. flip

noun. ['ˈflɪp'] (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team.

Synonyms

  • snap
  • pass
  • toss
  • centering

Antonyms

  • lengthen
  • expand
  • uncut
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • flippant (English)

8. flip

noun. ['ˈflɪp'] the act of flipping a coin.

Synonyms

  • toss

Antonyms

  • presence
  • start

Etymology

  • flippant (English)

9. flip

verb. ['ˈflɪp'] reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action).

Synonyms

  • change by reversal
  • interchange
  • tack
  • flip-flop
  • turn
  • switch
  • alternate

Antonyms

  • disentangle
  • unsnarl
  • calm
  • veer

Etymology

  • flippant (English)

10. flip

verb. ['ˈflɪp'] throw or toss with a light motion.

Synonyms

  • fling
  • sky
  • toss
  • submarine
  • toss back
  • throw back
  • pitch

Antonyms

  • buy
  • disassemble
  • disjoin
  • detach

Etymology

  • flippant (English)
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