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Some have likened the private equity cycle of acquire, restructure, resell, repeat to the practice known as house flipping, in which a buyer purchases a home, makes improvements, then quickly sells it at a profit.

The business of house flipping looms large in the American public imagination.

Social injustice has a long history—a history that will take more than the flipping of a calendar to undo.

A trend of “fashion flipping” – or buying secondhand clothes and reselling them – has also emerged, particularly among young consumers.

If we are so deep in a hole still, then that switch-flipping is not that important.

Yet, after flipping through Not That Kind of Girl, I do begin to understand what “this Lena Dunham flap” is about.

Think a GOP Senate would let her replace him, flipping the court from a conservative majority to a liberal one?

The car went into the grass hard and fast, and we ended up flipping eight times.

Assad, the Syrians who hate him, and Iraqi Sunni tribesmen are all flipping and flopping.

Gone is the age when Cocktail-style bottle-flipping bartenders and oversize buttons were cool.

For another minute or two he sat there without speaking, absently flipping pebbles over the bank.

Well enough, replied the older woman, flipping a letter nervously between her fingers as she rocked to and fro.

The squire swung himself angrily out of the door and strode away down the road, flipping off the grass-tops with his cane.

If I had only in this course of habit which also included if it was dark, flipping the switch on and flipping it off.

Nor was he master of himself 112 when cards were flipping before his eyes.


On this page you'll find 107 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flipping, such as: delighted, ecstatic, elated, joyful, joyous, and jubilant.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.