flipped flipped  /f ˈlɪpt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a sudden, quick movement
  2. (n) the act of flipping a coin
  3. (n) a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water
  4. (n) (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
  5. (v) lightly throw to see which side comes up
  6. (v) cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation
  7. (v) look through a book or other written material
  8. (v) toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air
  9. (v) cause to move with a flick
  10. (v) throw or toss with a light motion
  11. (v) move with a flick or light motion
  12. (v) turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse
  13. (v) react in an excited, delighted, or surprised way
  14. (v) go mad, go crazy
  15. (v) reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
  16. (adj) marked by casual disrespect
  17. (n) an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
  18. (n) hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg

Usage(s):

  1. Viewers were witnessing a clash of generations, but the Pistols flipped a bird not only at their conservative elders but at mainstream rock and its enduring hippie influences.
  2. Armed with reason and natural curiosity, McGee flipped on the science switch, and suddenly there was light.
  3. Just think what would happen if that guy in the blue robe reflexively, accidentally flipped Vlad instead of getting flipped.

News

  1. Burglary suspect flips car during getaway

    SAN DIEGO — A burglary suspect flipped his car while trying to flee police Thursday afternoon, causing a major backup on Miramar Road, police said. The events leading up to the crash began Thursday morning, when a woman returned to …
    on June 14, 2013     Source: FOX 5 San Diego

  2. Video: SUV Almost Flips After Snagging On Low-Hanging Power Line

    An SUV almost flipped over after getting snagged on low-hanging powerline in Echo Park Thursday morning. The SUV's near-flip on Glendale Boulevard was caught on video by NBC Los Angeles in a video that rivals some of the craziest traffic crashes we've seen on Russian dash cam footage . [ more › ]
    on June 14, 2013     Source: LAist

  3. 'Flipped classrooms' catching on locally

    St. Louis (KSDK) -- A teaching trend is catching on in school districts as well as colleges and universities. It's called "flipped classrooms." Students get the teachers' lecture at home and do their homework in class!
    on June 10, 2013     Source: KSDK St. Louis

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Quotes

  1. Negotiator Saeb Erekat said: "The peace process has been moving at the speed of a tortoise. Tonight, Netanyahu has flipped it over on its back."
    on Jun 14, 2009 By: Saeb Erekat Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "I'm sure there were some cases where I have been wrong, but (Monday night) wasn't one of them," Knight told ESPN.com. "I was trying to help a kid, and I think I did. I flipped his chin up and told him to look me right in the eye so he could...
    on Nov 14, 2006 By: Bob Knight Source: SI.com

  3. "Believe me, it's no slight to Michigan at all," Zook said. "I thought you were supposed to vote the way you feel. One vote wasn't going to make the difference. A bunch of people turned and flipped and voted Florida ahead of Michigan. For me,...
    on Dec 4, 2006 By: Ron Zook Source: Forbes

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