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flip-flop

noun

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a changing from one policy or point of view to virtually its exact opposite
  • the governor's frequent flip-flops would indicate that she has no core beliefs

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flip-flop

verb

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The first known use of flip-flop was in 1600

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“Flip-flop.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flip-flop. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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