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

4 senses of flip-flop

Sense 1
reversal, change of mind, flip-flop, turnabout, turnaround -- (a decision to reverse an earlier decision)
       => decision making, deciding -- (the cognitive process of reaching a decision; "a good executive must be good at decision making")

Sense 2
flip-flop, thong -- (a backless sandal held to the foot by a thong between the big toe and the second toe)
       => sandal -- (a shoe consisting of a sole fastened by straps to the foot)

Sense 3
flip-flop -- (an electronic circuit that can assume either of two stable states)
       => circuit, electrical circuit, electric circuit -- (an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow)

Sense 4
flip-flop -- (a backward somersault)
       => somersault, somerset, summersault, summerset, somersaulting, flip -- (an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return)

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

1 sense of flip-flop

Sense 1
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")

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