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


a flip-up device.

Origin of flip-up

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


adjective (prenominal)

able to be opened by being flipped upwards
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