Simple Definition of flip–flop
: 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
First Known Use of flip–flop
Rhymes with flip–flop
Aesop, airdrop, a pop, atop, backdrop, backstop, bakeshop, barhop, bebop, bed-hop, bellhop, benchtop, big top, blacktop, bookshop, carhop, cartop, cash crop, chop-chop, chop shop, clip-clop, click stop, clop-clop, closed shop, coin-op, cookshop, cooktop, co-op, cough drop, desktop, doorstop, doo-wop, dramshop, drop-top, dry mop, dust mop, eardrop, eavesdrop, ESOP, estop, field crop, flag stop, flue stop, f-stop, fire-stop, flattop, foretop, grogshop, gumdrop, hardtop, head shop, hedgehop, high-top, hilltop, hip-hop, hockshop, housetop, joypop, laptop, mail drop, maintop, milksop, name-drop, nonstop, one-stop, outcrop, palmtop, pawnshop, pipe stop, pit stop, pop-top, post-op, pre-op, pro shop, ragtop, raindrop, redtop, ridgetop, ripstop, rooftop, root crop, sharecrop, shortstop, skin-pop, slipslop, snowdrop, soursop, speed shop, stonecrop, strip-crop, sweatshop, sweetshop, sweetsop, tank top, teardrop, thrift shop, tip-top, treetop, trip-hop, truck stop, unstop, wineshop, workshop
Learn More about flip–flop
Spanish Central: Translation of "flip–flop"
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up flip–flop? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).