Synonyms for flip

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And I noticed also that she either doesn't know it, or doesn't give a flip.

Now I'm going to flip you out, yes, out, into a strange region.

To make a quart of flip, put the ale on the fire to warm, and beat up three or four eggs, with four ounces of moist sugar.

Given a hot room they might flip right over and go off with a bang.

By reaching out with my pole I could just flip the hopper into the water.

And Rodolphe finished his sentence with a gesture that said, "I could crush him with a flip of my finger."

Thank you for nothing, Kenrick,” said Walter curtly; “come along, Flip.

It is indeed; and thanks to you, too, Flip, for sticking up for me.

Lance would have made some savage reply, but Flip interrupted.

Of these, three of the letters and the two parcels were directed to Flip.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s (1520s in flip-flop), imitative or else a contraction of fillip (q.v.), which also is held to be imitative. Sense of "get excited" is first recorded 1950; flip one's lid "lose one's head, go wild" is from 1950. For flip (adj.) "glib," see flippant. Meaning "to flip a coin" (to decide something) is by 1879. As a noun by 1690s. 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.

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