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flip
British English: /flɪp/
American English: /flɪp/

Translation of flip in French:

noun

  • 1 (of finger) to give something a flip
    donner une chiquenaude à quelque chose
    with a flip (of the fingers)
    d'une pichenette
    to decide something by the flip of a coin
    décider quelque chose à pile ou face
  • 3 (glance) See examples: to have a flip through
    feuilleter rapidement
    (magazine, guide)

adjective

exclamation

[informal]
  • (British English) flip!
    zut (informal)!, flûte (informal)!

transitive verb p prés etc -pp-

  • 1 (toss)
    (coin)
    faire sauter
    (pancake)
    let's flip a coin to decide
    décidons à pile ou face
  • 2 (flick)
    (switch)
    to flip something on/off
    allumer/éteindre quelque chose d'un mouvement rapide
    to flip something open/shut
    ouvrir/fermer quelque chose rapidement

intransitive verb p prés etc -pp-

[informal]
  • 2 (go mad)
    perdre la boule
    (informal)
  • 3 (get excited)
    devenir dingue
    (informal) over de

Idioms

to flip one's lid ou top (American English) ou wig

Phrasal verbs

flip out

(informal)
1.1 (get angry) 1.2 (go mad)
perdre la boule
(informal)

flip over

1 flip over
(vehicle, plane)
se retourner (complètement)
2 flip [something] over, flip over [something] 2.1 (toss)
(omelette, pancake, coin)
2.2 (turn)
(pages)

flip through

flip through [something]
(book, magazine, index)

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