Australian Slang
(adjective, adverb) euphemism for the word "fucking", used as an intensifier: "a flipping headache"

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  • Flipping —   [dt. »Umdrehen«], (Page Flipping), übliche Variante des Double Buffering, bei der das im Back Buffer aufgebaute Bild nicht in den Front Buffer gelegt, sondern direkt auf dem Bildschirm dargestellt wird, anschließend werden Front Buffer und Back …   Universal-Lexikon

  • flipping — A popular real estate investment strategy in hot markets where someone buys a property for investment and resells it a short time later for a profit (often after making improvements to the property). Category: Real Estate & Rental Property →… …   Law dictionary

  • Flipping — For other uses, see Flip (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Flippin (disambiguation). Flipping is a term used primarily in the United States to describe purchasing a revenue generating asset and quickly reselling (or flipping ) it for… …   Wikipedia

  • flipping — [[t]flɪ̱pɪŋ[/t]] ADV: ADV adj (emphasis) Some people use flipping to emphasize what they are saying, especially when they are annoyed. [BRIT, INFORMAL, SPOKEN] This is such a flipping horrible picture. Syn: flaming ADJ: ADJ n Flipping is also an… …   English dictionary

  • flipping — UK [ˈflɪpɪŋ] / US adjective British spoken used for emphasis, usually when someone is angry I missed the flipping end of the film. Derived word: flipping UK / US adverb Paul s mother is flipping well angry! …   English dictionary

  • flipping — 1. adjective A mild intensifier. Wheres my flipping watch? 2. adverb Fucking; Do you flipping think Im stupid? 3. noun The practice of buying …   Wiktionary

  • flipping — flip|ping [ˈflıpıŋ] adj, adv BrE spoken used to show that you are slightly annoyed about something ▪ It s too flipping cold to go outside! ▪ This flipping pen doesn t work! …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • flipping — adj British a euphemism for fucking used as a mild intensifier, especially in such phrases as flipping hell or flipping heck ► Stop standing there dreaming, lass , shouts Dad, and get the top orf this flip ping bottle of arp . (Town magazine, May …   Contemporary slang

  • flipping — adjective BrE spoken / flIpIN / used to emphasize what you are saying when you are annoyed: I m not flipping waiting any longer. flipping adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • flipping — mod. damnable. (Euphemistic for fucking. Usually objectionable.) □ Get this flipping dog out of here! □ What’s the flipping idea? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • flipping — adj. & adv. Brit. sl. expressing annoyance, or as an intensifier (where s the flipping towel?; he flipping beat me). Etymology: FLIP(1) + ING(2) …   Useful english dictionary

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