verb (used without object), back·flipped, back·flip·ping.
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That backflip in the performance of “Whistle” was really him.Nolan Gerard Funk Romances Lindsay Lohan in ‘The Canyons’|Kevin Fallon|July 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Some calculating pol, realizing that his position had become unpopular or untenable, would execute a backflip off the high board.The New Era of Evolution Helps Pols Switch Stance on Issues from Gay Marriage to Immigration|Howard Kurtz|April 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This is most obvious when expensive forms of trash are forced to backflip until they obviate their standard uses.