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flip–flop

noun \ˈflip-ˌfläp\

: a type of loose rubber sandal

: a sudden change of opinion

Full Definition of FLIP-FLOP

1
:  the sound or motion of something flapping loosely
2
a :  a backward handspring
b :  a sudden reversal (as of policy or strategy)
3
:  a usually electronic device or a circuit (as in a computer) capable of assuming either of two stable states
4
:  a rubber sandal loosely fastened to the foot by a thong
flip–flop intransitive verb
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First Known Use of FLIP-FLOP

1600

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