Synonyms for flipped

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She hitched her chair closer, and flipped the leaves eagerly.

He squinted as Jenkins flipped the light switch and the brightness hit him.

Jenkins flipped a switch and the room became bright with light.

Rathburn flipped his smoking pistol so that its barrel landed in his hand.

Subrosa kicked at the trace and flipped it up so that it struck him smartly on the rump.

Cheyenne pinched out the fire in his cigarette and flipped the stub away from him.

He flipped the cards, tossed them on the table with a whimsical gesture.

He flipped his helmet closed, locked it, and opened it again.

In the morning, when the first wallowers arrived, I flipped on the recorder.

Don Michaels flipped on the light in the vault and looked around him.

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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