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

Translation of flip in French:


  • 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) to have a flip through
    feuilleter rapidement (magazine, guide)



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

transitive verb p prés etc -pp-

  • 1 (toss)
    lancer (coin)
    faire sauter (pancake)
    let's flip a coin to decide
    décidons à pile ou face
  • 2 (flick)
    basculer (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-

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


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

Phrasal verbs

flip out

1.1 (get angry)
se mettre en rogne [informal]
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)
retourner (omelette, pancake, coin)
2.2 (turn)
feuilleter (pages)

flip through

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