Crossword clues for flip
- Wig out
- Toss, as a coin
- Resell quickly
- Turn over
- (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
- An acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
- Hot or cold alcoholic drink containing beaten egg
- A dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water
- Comic Wilson
- Go wild over
- Toss a pancake
- Drink topped with nutmeg
- Flop's partner
- Reverse, as a record
- Prepare hot cakes
- Geraldine, at times
- Toss a coin
- Turn a pancake
- Comedian Wilson
- Go ga-ga
- Mixed drink made with an egg
- Lose it
- Gymnast's move
- Do a burger joint job
- Basic gymnastics move
- Go crazy, slangily
- Gymnastics move
- Turn, as pancakes
- Simple hairstyle
- Go bonkers
- Casual footwear
- Page (through)
- Gymnast's feat
- Resell quickly, as a house
- Japanimation character with a line of school supplies
- Freak (out)
- With 65-Across, part of a record ... or what each of this puzzle's five long Across answers has?
- Rapid turnover
- 1960s hairstyle
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Flip \Flip\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Flipped (fl[i^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. Flipping.] To become insane or irrational; -- often used with out; as, seeing her mother killed made the girl flip out.
Flip \Flip\ (fl[i^]p), n. [Cf. Prov. E. flip nimble, flippant, also, a slight blow. Cf. Flippant.] A mixture of beer, spirit, etc., stirred and heated by a hot iron.
Flip dog, an iron used, when heated, to warm flip.
Flip \Flip\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flipped (fl[i^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. Flipping.]
To toss (an object) into the air so as make it turn over one or more times; to fillip; as, to flip up a cent.
As when your little ones Do 'twixt their fingers flip their cherry stones.
To turn (a flat object) over with a quick motion; as, to flip a card over; to flip a pancake.
To cause (a person) to turn against former colleagues, such as to become a witness for the state, in a criminal prosecution in which the person is a defendant. [cant]
(Finance) To resell (an asset) rapidly to make a quick profit. [cant]
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1590s "to fillip, to toss with the thumb," imitative, or perhaps a thinned form of flap, or else a contraction of fillip (q.v.), which also is held to be imitative. Meaning "toss as though with the thumb" is from 1610s. Meaning "to flip a coin" (to decide something) is by 1879. Sense of "get excited" is first recorded 1950; flip (one's) lid "lose one's head, go wild" is from 1949, American English; variant flip (one's) wig attested by 1952, but the image turns up earlier in popular record reviews ["Talking Boogie. Not quite as wig-flipping as reverse side
--but a wig-flipper" Billboard, Sept. 17, 1949]. Related: Flipped. Flipping (adj.) as euphemism for fucking is British slang first recorded 1911 in D.H. Lawrence. Flip side (of a gramophone record) is by 1949.
sailors' hot drink usually containing beer, brandy and sugar, 1690s, from flip (v.); so called from notion of it being "whipped up" or beaten.
"talkative and disrespectfully smart," see flippant.
Etymology 1 n. 1 A maneuver which rotates an object end over end. 2 A complete change of direction, decision, movement etc. 3 (cx US slang English) A slingshot. vb. (context transitive English) To throw (as in to turn over). Etymology 2
interj. (context UK mildly vulgar English) used to express annoyance, especially when the speaker has made an error. Etymology 3
1 (context British informal English) Having the quality of playfulness, or lacking seriousness of purpose. 2 sarcastic Etymology 4
n. A mixture of beer, spirit, etc., stirred and heated by a hot iron (a ''flip dog'').
hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg
the act of flipping a coin [syn: toss]
a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water
v. lightly throw to see which side comes up; "I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!" [syn: toss]
toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air [syn: twitch]
cause to move with a flick; "he flicked his Bic" [syn: flick]
move with a flick or light motion
go mad, go crazy; "He flipped when he heard that he was being laid off" [syn: flip out]
Flip, FLIP, or flips may refer to:
In algebraic geometry, flips and flops are codimension-2 surgery operations arising in the minimal model program, given by blowing up along a relative canonical ring. In dimension 3 flips are used to construct minimal models, and any two birationally equivalent minimal models are connected by a sequence of flops. It is conjectured that the same is true in higher dimensions.
Flip is a 1985 solo album from Nils Lofgren, longtime guitarist for Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen. The sound is typical of the style of the mid-80's, with a heavy emphasis on the snare drum sound, Lofgren's guitar, and plenty of synthesizer.
The flip or clamshell is a mobile phone form factor feature phone which is in two or more sections that fold via a hinge. If the hinge is on a long edge the device is more likely to be called clamshell than flip phone (e.g., Nokia Communicators).
When the clamshell is open, the device is up and ready to be used. The interface components are kept inside the clamshell, which offers more surface area than when the device is closed. Interface components such as keys and display are protected when the clamshell is closed, and it is shorter or narrower, making the device easier to carry around. A disadvantage of the clamshell design is the connecting hinge, which is prone to fatigue or failure.
The clamshell form factor is most closely associated with the mobile phone market, as Motorola used to have a trademark on the term "flip phone", but the term "flip phone" has become genericized to be used more frequently than "clamshell" in colloquial speech. The design is also used on some landline phones, particularly cordless phones. Other devices using the flip form include laptop computers, subnotebooks, the Game Boy Advance SP, the Nintendo DS, and the NVIDIA Shield, though these are less frequently described as "flip" or "clamshell" compared to cellular phones.
A flip is a class of mixed drinks. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the term was first used in 1695 to describe a mixture of beer, rum, and sugar, heated with a red-hot iron ("Thus we live at sea; eat biscuit, and drink flip"). The iron caused the drink to froth, and this frothing (or "flipping") engendered the name. Over time, eggs were added and the proportion of sugar increased, the beer was eliminated, and the drink ceased to be served hot.
The first bar guide to feature a flip (and to add eggs to the list of ingredients) was Jerry Thomas's 1862 How to Mix Drinks; or, The Bon-Vivant's Companion. In this work, Thomas declares that, "The essential in flips of all sorts is to produce the smoothness by repeated pouring back and forward between two vessels and beating up the eggs well in the first instance the sweetening and spices according to taste."
With time, the distinction between egg nog (a spirit, egg, cream, sugar, and spice) and a flip (a spirit, egg, sugar, spice, but no cream) was gradually codified in America's bar guides. In recent decades, bar guides have begun to indicate the presence of cream in a flip as optional.
An acrobatic flip is a sequence of body movements in which a person leaps into the air and then rotates one or more times while airborne. Acrobatic flips are performed in acro dance, free running, gymnastics, cheerleading and various other activities. This is in contrast to freestyle BMX, in which a person revolves in the air about a bicycle.
Acrobatic flips can be started from a stationary, standing position and they are also commonly executed immediately following another rotational move, such as a roundoff or handspring, so as to take advantage of the angular momentum developed in the preceding move. In general, the hands do not touch the floor during execution of a flip and performers typically strive to land on the feet in an upright position.
Flip is a nickname of:
- Flip Benham (born 1948), American evangelical Christian minister and anti-abortion leader
- Flip Cornett (1957–2004), American funk guitarist and bassist
- Andrew Filipowski (born 1950), Polish-American technology entrepreneur
- Flip Johnson (born 1963), American retired National Football League player
- Flip Kowlier (born 1976), Belgian singer-songwriter
- Flip Lafferty (1854–1910), Major League Baseball player
- Flip Mark (born 1948), American former child actor
- Ronald Murray (born 1979), American basketball player, formerly with the National Basketball Association
- Flip Phillips (1915–2001), American jazz tenor saxophone and clarinet
- Scott Phillips (musician) (born 1973), drummer for Alter Bridge and Creed
- Al Rosen (born 1924), Major League Baseball Third baseman
- Flip Saunders (born 1955), American basketball coach
- Flip Simmons, Australian actor and musician
- Philip Slier (1923–1943), Dutch Jewish diarist and Holocaust victim
- P. F. Sloan (born 1945), American pop-rock singer and songwriter born Philip Gary Schlein
- Flip van der Merwe (born 1985), South African rugby union footballer
- Willie Williams (murderer) (1956-2005), American mass murderer
- Flip Wilson (1933–1998), American actor and comedian
Usage examples of "flip".
Tooe shot through it, flipping over to bounce off the ceiling and accelerating down through the short cabin toward the control section.
Gian nodded, the motion sent that front flipped curl into an adorable jiggle off the sides of his thick auburn brows.
The only problem with that is that there are villainous people, like myself, who always flip through a collection and read the introductions first, and we would probably do that even if they were afterwords instead.
Making the trip down ten flights would be the ultimate way to flip off her agoraphobia, a fitting cap to her week of desensitization and self-improvement.
The lanky slicer was peering through an access panel with his magnispecs flipped down, manipulating a micrograbber in each hand and muttering to himself in a high-pitched, staccato manner that sounded alarmingly like machine code.
He flipped over to another screen and was doodling equations when the door opened and Tchar and the ardass entered.
Safar flipped through the pages of the Book of Asper for clues to the proper spell.
Josie reached to the coffee holder and flipped a doggie ear backward on the Beanie puppy.
As she looked over to where Blu had crouched to douse the fire for the night, her heart did a strange little flip in her chest.
He watched as Bluey switched on the taxi and landing lights, flipped in twenty degrees of flaps, trimmed for takeoff, and shoved the throttle in.
Both the Bowman sisters watched closely as he flipped open the tiny brass hinge to reveal a small bottle sealed with thread and wax.
The force of the impact flipped Bucca 180 degrees and partially broke his fall.
She flipped her finger into the air and Budgie winged away into the woods.
Zeuxis would flip and Van Gogh would get the shakes if they could see the canvas and palette and brush Chib uses.
The Clueless Crew continued flipping through the magazine, taking swigs from their Diet Cokes and passing one-word judgments on the images on each page.