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Flip vs. Flick

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  • Flip (noun)

    A maneuver which rotates an object end over end.

    "We'll decide this on a flip of a coin."

    "The diver did a couple of flips before landing in the pool."

  • Flip (noun)

    A complete change of direction, decision, movement etc.

  • Flip (noun)

    A slingshot.

  • Flip (noun)

    A sticks out

    "Justin Bieber and Zac Efron are among the celebrities who wore a flip."

  • Flip (noun)

    A mixture of beer, spirit, etc., stirred and heated by a hot iron (a flip dog).

  • Flip (verb)

    To throw (as in to turn over).

    "You need to flip the pancake onto the other side."

  • Flip (verb)

    To put into a quick revolving motion through a snap of the thumb and index finger.

    "If you can't decide which option to go for, flip a coin."

  • Flip (verb)

    To win a state (or county) won by another party in the preceding elections

    "Wisconsin had been Democratic for decades, but the Republicans flipped it in 2016."

  • Flip (verb)

    To go berserk or crazy.

    "I'd flip if anyone broke my phone."

  • Flip (verb)

    To buy an asset (usually a house), improve it and sell it quickly for profit.

  • Flip (verb)

    To invert a bit (binary digit), changing it from 0 to 1 or from 1 to 0.

  • Flip (interjection)

    used to express annoyance, especially when the speaker has made an error.

  • Flip (adjective)

    Having the quality of playfulness, or lacking seriousness of purpose.

    "I hate to be flip, but perhaps we could steal a Christmas tree."

  • Flip (adjective)

    Sarcastic.

  • Flip (adjective)

    Disrespectful.

    "Don't get flip with me or I'll knock you into next Tuesday!"

  • Flick (noun)

    A short, quick movement, especially a brush, sweep, or flip.

    "He removed the speck of dust with a flick of his finger."

    "She gave a disdainful flick of her hair and marched out of the room."

  • Flick (noun)

    A motion picture; (in plural, usually preceded by "the") movie theater, cinema.

    "My all-time favorite flick is "Gone with the Wind.""

    "Want to go to the flicks tonight?"

  • Flick (noun)

    A cut that lands with the point, often involving a whip of the foible of the blade to strike at a concealed target.

  • Flick (noun)

    A powerful underarm volley shot.

  • Flick (noun)

    The act of pressing a place on a touch screen device.

  • Flick (noun)

    A flitch.

    "a flick of bacon"

  • Flick (noun)

    A unit of time, equal to 1/705,600,000 of a second

  • Flick (verb)

    To move or hit (something) with a short, quick motion.

    "flick one's hair"

    "with a flick of the wrist"

    "to flick the dirt from boots"

Wiktionary
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  • Flip (noun)

    A mixture of beer, spirit, etc., stirred and heated by a hot iron.

  • Flip

    To toss (an object) into the air so as make it turn over one or more times; to fillip; as, to flip up a cent.

  • Flip

    To turn (a flat object) over with a quick motion; as, to flip a card over; to flip a pancake.

  • Flip

    To cause (a person) to turn against former colleagues, such as to become a witness for the state, in a criminal prosecution in which the person is a defendant.

  • Flip

    To resell (an asset) rapidly to make a quick profit.

  • Flip (verb)

    To become insane or irrational; - often used with out; as, seeing her mother killed made the girl flip out.

  • Flick

    To whip lightly or with a quick jerk; to flap; as, to flick a horse; to flick the dirt from boots.

  • Flick

    To throw, snap, or toss with a jerk; to flirt; as, to flick a whiplash.

  • Flick (noun)

    A flitch; as, a flick of bacon.

  • Flick (noun)

    A light quick stroke or blow, esp. with something pliant; a flirt; also, the sound made by such a blow.

  • Flick (noun)

    A motion picture; as, I went to see a flick on Friday.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Flip (noun)

    an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return

  • Flip (noun)

    hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg

  • Flip (noun)

    the act of flipping a coin

  • Flip (noun)

    a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water

  • Flip (noun)

    (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team;

    "the pass was fumbled"

  • Flip (verb)

    lightly throw to see which side comes up;

    "I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!"

  • Flip (verb)

    cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation;

    "switch on the light"

    "throw the lever"

  • Flip (verb)

    look through a book or other written material;

    "He thumbed through the report"

    "She leafed through the volume"

  • Flip (verb)

    toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air

  • Flip (verb)

    cause to move with a flick;

    "he flicked his Bic"

  • Flip (verb)

    throw or toss with a light motion;

    "flip me the beachball"

    "toss me newspaper"

  • Flip (verb)

    move with a flick or light motion

  • Flip (verb)

    turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse;

    "flip over the pork chop"

    "turn over the pancakes"

  • Flip (verb)

    go mad, go crazy;

    "He flipped when he heard that he was being laid off"

  • Flip (verb)

    reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)

  • Flip (adjective)

    marked by casual disrespect;

    "a flip answer to serious question"

    "the student was kept in for impudent behavior"

  • Flick (noun)

    a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible);

    "he gave it a flick with his finger"

    "he felt the flick of a whip"

  • Flick (noun)

    a form of entertainment that enacts a story by a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement;

    "they went to a movie every Saturday night"

    "the film was shot on location"

  • Flick (verb)

    flash intermittently;

    "The lights flicked on and off"

  • Flick (verb)

    look through a book or other written material;

    "He thumbed through the report"

    "She leafed through the volume"

  • Flick (verb)

    cause to move with a flick;

    "he flicked his Bic"

  • Flick (verb)

    throw or toss with a quick motion;

    "flick a piece of paper across the table"

    "jerk his head"

  • Flick (verb)

    shine unsteadily;

    "The candle flickered"

  • Flick (verb)

    twitch or flutter;

    "the paper flicked"

  • Flick (verb)

    cause to make a snapping sound;

    "snap your fingers"

  • Flick (verb)

    touch or hit with a light, quick blow;

    "flicked him with his hand"

  • Flick (verb)

    remove with a flick (of the hand, for example)

Princeton's WordNet
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