"I don't think I've ever heard of anyone doing that before," Peterson said of the Republican flip-flop.
Openly pro-life, the Republican presidential nominee has been known to flip-flop on his public views on abortion.
Even Mitt Romney waited more than two years to flip-flop on key issues.
Everyone dressed appropriately and even impeccably—not a flip-flop in sight.
Of course, there are still a few hours left until June 12, which gives it plenty of room to flip-flop a few more times.
The cowboys, gathered in a wide circle about the machine, looked on in anticipation of seeing the auto do a flip-flop.
"Nothing," she said, making a flip-flop into the thistles and dancing among them without feeling their sharp points.
At first he couldn't stand up on his head at all, just turning over in a sort of flip-flop every time he tried.
Dan broke off and almost retched as his stomach turned a flip-flop to end all flip-flops.
That fellow certainly turned a flip-flop, when he found out who we were.
also flip flop, "thong sandal," by 1972, imitative of the sound of walking in them (flip-flap had been used in various echoic senses, mostly echoic, since 1520s); sense of "complete reversal of direction" dates from 1900.
Flip-flaps, a peculiar rollicking dance indulged in by costermongers, better described as the double shuffle; originally a kind of somersault. [Hotten's Slang Dictionary, 1864]
: flip-flop views and reluctance to confront the issues
A complete reversal of direction; about-face •The primary meaning is ''somersault'': Commodities have been doing flip-flops on the price ladder
: So Kennedy's flip-flopped again (1900+)
A digital logic circuit that can be in one of two states which it switches (or "toggles") between under control of its inputs. It can thus be considered as a one bit memory. Three types of flip-flop are common: the SR flip-flop, the JK flip-flop and the D-type flip-flop (or latch).
Early literature refers to the "Eccles-Jordan circuit" and the "Eccles-Jordan binary counter", using two vacuum tubes as the active (amplifying) elements for each bit of information storage. Later implementations using bipolar transistors could operate at up to 20 million state transitions per second as early as 1963.