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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


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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