adjective, adverb Chiefly British Slang.
Definition for flipping (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), flipped, flip·ping.
verb (used without object), flipped, flip·ping.
- to react to something in an excited, astonished, or delighted manner: He really flipped over his new girlfriend.
- to become insane, irrational, angry, or highly excited (often followed by out).
Origin of flip1
Examples from the Web for flipping
Yet, after flipping through Not That Kind of Girl, I do begin to understand what “this Lena Dunham flap” is about.Up to a Point: They Made Me Write About Lena Dunham|P. J. O’Rourke|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Think a GOP Senate would let her replace him, flipping the court from a conservative majority to a liberal one?
Assad, the Syrians who hate him, and Iraqi Sunni tribesmen are all flipping and flopping.
"This is not about flipping hamburgers," says William J. Hoch, who started working here as a child in 1954 and now owns the place.
Flipping through the channels, one thing becomes shockingly clear—women like Vanessa are hardly seen, or heard, at all.
Flipping an intercom switch, his voice snapped out cold in the still room.Infinite Intruder|Alan Edward Nourse
"Here you are," he said, flipping the check over to the boss's desk.The Wreckers|Francis Lynde
She took it out, held it up, flipping open the chamber and examined the inside.The Dictator|Milton Lesser
When breakfast was over, I suggested that we should all join in the game of flipping pennies across the table.The Search Party|G. A. Birmingham
"Wonder if Barclay knows these mines," said De Lancy, reflectively, flipping the ashes from the end of his cigar.A Trooper Galahad|Charles King