Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “flip-flop”

flip-flop

noun [C usually plural] (SHOE)    /ˈflɪp.flɒp/ US  /-flɑːp/ (US and Australian English thong)
a type of open shoe, often made of rubber, with a V-shaped strap that goes between the big toe and the toe next to itShoes and shoemaking
(Definition of flip-flop noun (SHOE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of flip-flop

More definitions for “flip-flop”

Definitions of “flip-flop” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

touch

an ability to do things in the stated, especially positive, way

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More