flippy

adjective

flip·​py ˈfli-pē How to pronounce flippy (audio)
: loose and flaring at the bottom
a flippy skirt

Examples of flippy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The actor let lengths fall down her back, shorter layers catching on shoulders to create the briefest illusion of a flippy lob. Calin Van Paris, Vogue, 25 Feb. 2024 This short bob hits all the right notes: thick blunt ends, flippy texture, and a flattering below-chin length. Kaitlyn Yarborough, Southern Living, 30 Jan. 2024 The jewelry, by comparison, piles up—stacks of mostly golden rings and bracelets, layers of delicate chain necklaces, a pair of statement earrings to match every flippy miniskirt. Amanda Mull, The Atlantic, 23 Aug. 2023 Anker is also releasing fresh versions of similar Prime chargers from last year, including a 100-watt wall wart with flippy power pins and two USB-C ports plus a single USB-A for $84.99 on Amazon and Anker.com. Umar Shakir, The Verge, 1 Aug. 2023 Concentrators funnel the air from the hair dryer into a targeted area, making the hair easier to manipulate for certain hairstyles (like the lovely flippy ends of a blowout). Alyssa Brascia, Peoplemag, 26 May 2023 Concentrators funnel the air coming out of the hair dryer into a targeted area, making the hair easier to manipulate for certain hairstyles (like the lovely flippy ends of a blowout). Alyssa Brascia, Peoplemag, 13 Mar. 2023 The bob itself was all 1960s mod with its flippy ends and short and sassy length, hitting right under her chin. Kara Nesvig, Allure, 3 Mar. 2023 And for Jenna Ortega, a departure from her now-iconic turn as Wednesday Addams came via a flippy, shoulder-skimming shag tinted burgundy, a two-toned cat eye, and a nude pout that played off her ethereal Gucci gown. Calin Van Paris, Vogue, 10 Jan. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1964, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of flippy was in 1964

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“Flippy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flippy. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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