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English definition of “flip”

flip

verb     /flɪp/ (present participle flipping, past tense and past participle flipped)
TURN OVER [I, T] to turn or make something turn onto a different side , or so that it is the wrong way up: to flip a coin / pancake The boat flipped right over.Changing directionGeneral words for movement
LOSE CONTROL [I] informal to become uncontrollably angry , crazy , or excited : Dad completely flipped when he saw the car .Becoming angry and expressing anger
(Definition of flip verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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