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parts of speech:
verb, noun
flip one's lid, flip one's wig
part of speech: verb
inflections: flips, flipping, flipped
definition 1: to throw in such a way as to cause to turn over or spin.
He flipped the coin to see who would get the seat by the window.
definition 2: to toss with a quick, sharp movement.
Bill flipped the car keys to Sally.
definition 3: to turn or turn over quickly and easily.
She flipped the pages until she found the map she was looking for.He flipped the turtle on its back.
similar words:
definition 4: to do a somersault in the air.
The circus dog jumped and flipped.
phrase: flip one's lid
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an act or instance of flipping.
With a flip of the light switch, the darkness was gone.
definition 2: a somersault in the air.
He did an amazing back flip.
phrase: flip one's wig