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)


  • Flip (adjective)


    "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"

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