flip

Part of speech: verb

To snap or flick; toss or strike lightly and quickly.

Part of speech: noun

A quick movement of the hand or finger; sudden toss; snap; flick.

Part of speech: noun

A hot drink of ale, spiced and sugared.

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Usage examples "flip":

  1. He knows how to flip fish out of water with his paw, as all bears do; but he has also learned how to attract them when they are not to be found on the shallows. - "A Little Brother to the Bear and other Animal Stories", William Long.
  2. But I know he doesn't want-" Wallie turned down his collar with a quick flip, looked doubtfully at his shoes, and passed through the glowing little foyer into the room beyond. - "Half Portions", Edna Ferber.
  3. Everybody was about to flip. - "The Plague", Teddy Keller.