flip open

phrasal verb
flipped open; flipping open; flips open

Definition of flip open

: to open or to cause (something) to open with a quick movement Her notebook flipped open. She flipped open her notebook.

Learn More about flip open

Statistics for flip open

Cite this Entry

“Flip open.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flip%20open. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

Comments on flip open

What made you want to look up flip open? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

A More Exception(al) Quiz

  • hot dog  hot dog  hot dog  hot dog cat
  • Which of the following words is not a synonym for ‘a young person’?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!