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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (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; A dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water;

Usage examples (16)
  • Plus, I'm just sick of hearing the term flip-flop.
  • ROBERTS: Well, the term flip-flop may apply to fish.
  • I don't think I've ever used the term flip-flopper of John Kerry.
  • ROBERTS: Well, the term flip-flop can be fighting words in the world of politics. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The dog trainer was able to make the dog "flip" (to turn something quickly) over with a mere "fillip." (a snap of the fingers)
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