A mixture of beer, spirit, etc., stirred and heated by a hot iron.
- To throw or toss with a light brisk motion: flipped me the ball; flipped his hair out of his eyes.
- To toss in the air, imparting a spin: flip a coin.
- To turn over or around, especially with a light quick motion: flip over a card; flipped the tape to play the other side.
- To turn through; leaf: flipped the pages of the report.
- To strike quickly or lightly; flick.
- To move or act on with a quick motion: flip a switch; flipped open her briefcase.
- To turn over: The canoe flipped over in the rapids.
- To turn a somersault, especially in the air.
- To move in twists and turns: fish flipping about in the net.
- To move quickly and lightly; snap: The lid flipped open.
- To leaf; browse: flipped through the catalogue.
- Slang To go crazy. Often used with out.
- Slang To react strongly and especially enthusiastically: She flipped over the new car.
- The act of flipping, especially:
- A flick or tap.
- A short, quick movement: a flip of the wrist.
- A somersault.
- Informal A reversal; a flipflop.
- A mixed drink made with any of various alcoholic beverages and often including beaten eggs.
- Informal Marked by casual disrespect; impertinent: a flip answer to a serious question.
- flip (one's) lid Slang To react strongly, as with anger or enthusiasm.
- flip (one's) lid Slang To go crazy.