flipping

[ flip-ing ]
/ ˈflɪp ɪŋ /

adjective, adverb Chiefly British Slang.

(used as an intensifier): I'm flipping tired of your excuses.

Origin of flipping

1910–15; flip1 + -ing2; perhaps euphemistically echoing fucking

Definition for flipping (2 of 2)

flip

1
[ flip ]
/ flɪp /

verb (used with object), flipped, flip·ping.

verb (used without object), flipped, flip·ping.

noun

Origin of flip

1
1585–95; 1955–60 for def 10; see fillip
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British Dictionary definitions for flipping (1 of 2)

flipping

/ (ˈflɪpɪŋ) /

adjective, adverb

British slang (intensifier)a flipping idiot; it's flipping cold

Word Origin for flipping

C19: perhaps a euphemism for fucking

British Dictionary definitions for flipping (2 of 2)

flip

/ (flɪp) /

verb flips, flipping or flipped

noun

adjective

informal impertinent, flippant, or pert

Word Origin for flip

C16: probably of imitative origin; see fillip
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