Flip Flip, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flipped} (fl[i^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flipping}.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster]

As when your little ones Do 'twixt their fingers flip their cherry stones. --W. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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

3. 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. [cant] [PJC]

4. (Finance) To resell (an asset) rapidly to make a quick profit. [cant] [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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