flip-up

[ flip-uhp ]
/ ˈflɪpˌʌp /

adjective

having a movable part hinged so as to be capable of being flipped upward when necessary: a flip-up visor.

noun

a flip-up device.

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Origin of flip-up

adj., noun use of verb phrase flip up
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British Dictionary definitions for flip-up

flip-up

adjective (prenominal)

able to be opened by being flipped upwards
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