flippy

adjective
flip·​py | \ˈfli-pē \

Definition of flippy 

: loose and flaring at the bottom a flippy skirt

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Anthem’s suit collection Anthem continues to look quite a bit like Warframe, this week showing off its own lineup of flippy ninja and larger (more boring) robots. Hayden Dingman, PCWorld, "This week in games: Red Dead Redemption 2 PC release hints, No Man's Sky heads under the sea," 2 Nov. 2018 The oversize shape looks great with a flippy skirt (again, NOT pants) and booties. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "5 Comfy-Cute Thanksgiving Outfits That Will Accommodate Your Food Baby," 21 Nov. 2017 The oversize shape looks great with a flippy skirt (again, NOT pants) and booties. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "5 Comfy-Cute Thanksgiving Outfits That Will Accommodate Your Food Baby," 21 Nov. 2017 The oversize shape looks great with a flippy skirt (again, NOT pants) and booties. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "5 Comfy-Cute Thanksgiving Outfits That Will Accommodate Your Food Baby," 21 Nov. 2017 Take flippy cup for example: Each contestant will have 20 seconds to flip 10 cups. Amy Haneline, Indianapolis Star, "New Indianapolis craft beer festival includes 'Beer Olympics' with beer pong and flippy cup," 16 Apr. 2018 The oversize shape looks great with a flippy skirt (again, NOT pants) and booties. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "5 Comfy-Cute Thanksgiving Outfits That Will Accommodate Your Food Baby," 21 Nov. 2017 Camp Rock, and glorious 2008-style flippy hair might be reuniting after their dedicated Instagram account was reactivated after almost five years of silence. Maria Pasquini, PEOPLE.com, "Nick Jonas Posts Shirtless Selfie After the Grammys and Asks Himself 'Why Am I Still Awake?'," 29 Jan. 2018 Fans have never seen Nicole Kidman like this before! The 50-year-old actress was spotted on the Los Angeles set of her new thriller Destroyer on Monday, rocking a short, flippy brunette wig and what appeared to be a faux tan. Dave Quinn, PEOPLE.com, "Nicole Kidman Is Barely Recognizable in Brunette Wig While Filming New Thriller Destroyer," 12 Dec. 2017

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1964, in the meaning defined above

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