flipping flipping  /f ˈlɪ pɪŋ/

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. I don't believe in flipping real estate properties.
  2. Dextrously flipping and reheating old movie genres like so many pancakes, they serve them up fresh, not with syrup but with a coating of comic arsenic.
  3. The parents argued, then settled the matter by flipping a coin.

News

  1. Man Dies After Flipping SUV

    LAMAR, Mo. -- A man from Lamar is dead after flipping his SUV in Barton County Thursday night.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KOLR - KSFX Ozarks

  2. The Japan Crash Blindsides Big Investors

    Billionaire Dan Loeb has been one of the hottest hedge fund investors on Wall Street in recent years. While most other hedge fund investors struggled, Loeb kept outperforming many other players in the financial markets. He made daring successful bets on Greek bonds, orchestrated a staggering renaissance at Yahoo and outmaneuvered fellow hedge fund billionaire William Ackman by quickly flipping ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Great Maternity Style with ‘Flipping Out’ Star Jenni Pulos

    Mom-to-be Jenni Pulos, star of the Bravo show “Flipping Out,” is showing off some cool maternity wear trends with stylist Daniel Musto.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Extra TV

Quotes

  1. He continues on to say that Obama "was trying to be cute by half," by "flipping a script demonizing Iraq, while saying the battle really should be in Afghanistan."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Michael Steele Source: The Swamp (blog)

  2. "You just don't know what to expect in match play," Fasth said. "It's like flipping a coin. It really doesn't matter who you play, except that nobody wants to play Tiger in the first round."
    on Feb 20, 2006 By: Niclas Fasth Source: 940 News

  3. "One congressman offered his prediction if the agreements pass: US college graduates will increasingly see a future in flipping hamburgers," Bush said. "That's the kind of rhetoric we're dealing with."
    on Oct 12, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Washington Post

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