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flip-flop

noun uk   /ˈflɪp.flɒp/ us    /-flɑːp/

flip-flop noun (SHOE)

[C usually plural] (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

flip-flop noun (CHANGE)

US informal an occasion when someone completely changes a planChange and changes

flip-flop

verb [I] uk   /ˈflɪp.flɒp/ us    /-flɑːp/ US informal
to change a plan completelyChangingAdapting and modifying Adapting and attuning to somethingChanging frequently
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