Definition of flipping in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈflɪpɪŋ/


[attributive] British informal
Used for emphasis or to express mild annoyance: are you out of your flipping mind? [as submodifier]: it’s flipping cold today
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  • They will be able to tell you which farm their beef came from never mind the flipping country.
  • I was jigging about on the cobble stone path, partly because I was excited at seeing my new house for the first time, but mainly because it was mid January and, quite frankly, flipping cold!
  • For the benefit of anyone reading this who is not from Yorkshire, we had some unexpected snow on Thursday and it's flipping freezing outside.


Early 20th century: from flip1 + -ing2.

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