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English noun: flip-flop

1. flip-flop (cognition) a decision to reverse an earlier decision


Synonymschange of mind, reversal, turnabout, turnaround


Broader (hypernym)deciding, decision making


Narrower (hyponym)afterthought, reconsideration, rethink, second thought

2. flip-flop (artifact) a backless sandal held to the foot by a thong between the big toe and the second toe


Synonymsthong


Broader (hypernym)sandal

3. flip-flop (artifact) an electronic circuit that can assume either of two stable states


Broader (hypernym)circuit, electric circuit, electrical circuit

4. flip-flop (act) a backward somersault


Broader (hypernym)flip, somersault, somersaulting, somerset, summersault, summerset


English verb: flip-flop

1. flip-flop (change) reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)


Synonymsalternate, flip, interchange, switch, tack


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)change by reversal, reverse, turn









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