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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Long-haired gals will love using this brush to dry their strands, while also giving them flippy volume. Yerin Kim, Seventeen, 8 Dec. 2022 Even Florence Pugh is experiencing the grow-out phase herself right now with her flippy bob. Addison Aloian, Allure, 11 June 2022 Fox chose a flippy side part and natural makeup to round out the look. Sam Reed, Glamour, 28 Apr. 2022 Two Extra Hold Gel — and the last few inches of their flippy new bob were peeking out and revealing a new color. Marci Robin, Allure, 3 Apr. 2022 However, more flexible devices are expected to hit the market later this month at the big MWC phone expo in Barcelona, Spain, where other manufacturers will be eager to get in on the flippy, bendy action. Boone Ashworth, Wired, 8 Feb. 2022 The company slid out a few new Surfaces, a weird flippy laptop thing, and an eco-friendlyish mouse that looks like a bar of soap. Wired Staff, Wired, 24 Sep. 2021 Debuting her fresh new chop, Hunter Schafer served up some chin-length magic as well complete with a set of flippy ends. Akili King, Vogue, 9 May 2021 Or maybe Josie’s short, flippy haircut should make a comeback? Sarah Spellings, Vogue, 9 Apr. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1964, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of flippy was in 1964

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Cite this Entry

“Flippy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flippy. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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