Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun flip

6 senses of flip

Sense 1
somersault, somerset, summersault, summerset, somersaulting, flip -- (an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return)
       => tumble -- (an acrobatic feat of rolling or turning end over end)

Sense 2
flip -- (hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg)
       => mixed drink -- (made of two or more ingredients)

Sense 3
flip -- (a sudden, quick movement; "with a flip of the wrist"; "the fish flipped over")
       => throw -- (the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist); "the catcher made a good throw to second base")

Sense 4
flip, toss -- (the act of flipping a coin)
       => throw -- (casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly; "he risked his fortune on a throw of the dice")

Sense 5
flip -- (a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water)
       => dive, diving -- (a headlong plunge into water)

Sense 6
pass, toss, flip -- ((sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; "the pass was fumbled")
       => throw -- (the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist); "the catcher made a good throw to second base")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb flip

11 senses of flip

Sense 1
flip, toss -- (lightly throw to see which side comes up; "I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!")
       => turn -- (change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs")

Sense 2
throw, flip, switch -- (cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; "switch on the light"; "throw the lever")
       => engage, mesh, lock, operate -- (keep engaged; "engaged the gears")

Sense 3
flick, flip, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff -- (look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume")
       => peruse -- (examine or consider with attention and in detail; "Please peruse this report at your leisure")

Sense 4
flip, twitch -- (toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air)
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 5
flip, flick -- (cause to move with a flick; "he flicked his Bic")
       => throw -- (propel through the air; "throw a frisbee")

Sense 6
flip, toss, sky, pitch -- (throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper")
       => fling -- (throw with force or recklessness; "fling the frisbee")

Sense 7
flip -- (move with a flick or light motion)
       => propel, impel -- (cause to move forward with force; "Steam propels this ship")

Sense 8
flip, flip over, turn over -- (turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse; "flip over the pork chop"; "turn over the pancakes")
       => turn -- (change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs")

Sense 9
flip, flip out -- (react in an excited, delighted, or surprised way; "he flipped when he heard that he was accepted into Princeton University")
       => react, respond -- (show a response or a reaction to something)

Sense 10
flip, flip out -- (go mad, go crazy; "He flipped when he heard that he was being laid off")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Sense 11
interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flop -- (reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action))
       => change by reversal, turn, reverse -- (change to the contrary; "The trend was reversed"; "the tides turned against him"; "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern")

Antonyms of adj flip

1 sense of flip

Sense 1
impudent, insolent, snotty-nosed, flip -- (marked by casual disrespect; "a flip answer to serious question"; "the student was kept in for impudent behavior")

INDIRECT (VIA disrespectful) -> respectful -- (full of or exhibiting respect; "respectful behavior"; "a respectful glance")

Similarity of adj flip

1 sense of flip

Sense 1
impudent, insolent, snotty-nosed, flip -- (marked by casual disrespect; "a flip answer to serious question"; "the student was kept in for impudent behavior")
       => disrespectful (vs. respectful) -- (exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous; "remarks disrespectful of the law"; "disrespectful in the presence of his parents"; "disrespectful toward his teacher")

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