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flip-flop

flip-flop

pronunciation:
flIp flap
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sudden reversal or change of mind, allegiance, or the like.
definition 2: a backward somersault or handspring.
definition 3: the sound of flapping or slapping.
definition 4: a sandal held on the foot by a narrow leather, rubber, or plastic strap that passes between the first and second toes; thong.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: flip-flopped, flip-flopping, flip-flops
definition 1: to abruptly change one's mind, loyalties, or the like.
similar words:
about-face
definition 2: to execute a backward somersault or handspring.
definition 3: to flap or bang back and forth, up and down, or the like, or make the sound of such movement.