flip–flop

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noun \ˈflip-ˌfläp\

Definition of flip–flop

  1. 1 :  the sound or motion of something flapping loosely

  2. 2a :  a backward handspringb :  a sudden reversal (as of policy or strategy)

  3. 3 :  a usually electronic device or a circuit (as in a computer) capable of assuming either of two stable states

  4. 4 :  a rubber sandal loosely fastened to the foot by a thong

flip–flop

intransitive verb

First Known Use of flip–flop

1600


FLIP–FLOP Defined for English Language Learners

flip-flop

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noun

Definition of flip–flop for English Language Learners

  • : a type of loose rubber sandal

  • : a sudden change of opinion


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