Definitions

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  • n. casual footwear which are held in place around the front of the foot and are so named because of the sound they make slapping against the sole of the foot as the wearer walks
  • n. Plural form of flip-flop.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of flip-flop.

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Examples

  • He can also be unpredictable and took heat for what opponents called flip-flops.

    The Seattle Times

  • "I'm obviously very concerned about the so-called flip-flops, and I want to look at them," said Northfield's Linda Stone, who attended the dinner in Tilton.

    msnbc.com: Top msnbc.com headlines

  • All dressed to impress, many of the girls wear tight jeans and flip-flops with painted toenails, some sporting gold jewelry and carefully coiffed hair, and others in designer basketball shoes and oversized T-shirts.

    American Grace

  • Families and couples dressed in jeans, shorts, Hawaiian shirts, flip-flops, and sunglasses get out of their cars and make their way through the lot toward the Worship Center.

    American Grace

  • But no more hide-and-seek, she thought, blinking back tears, as she knotted the belt of the robe and wiggled her feet into flip-flops.

    'I'll Walk Alone'

  • During the 2008 presidential primary, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) secured the GOP nomination by compiling an impressive list of at least 44 various flip-flops on previously stated positions.

    Think Progress » FLASHBACK: McCain Said Of Himself And Palin, ‘What Do You Expect Of Two Mavericks?’

  • And what little bits of style I might have, hang on me, well, like flip-flops and jeans and plain t-shirts.

    now and then | clusterflock

  • E.P. at the truck stop wearing flip-flops, bermudas and an A-shirt, buying Little Debbie snack cakes and renting the audiobook of Tuesdays with Morrie.

    Maybe Cindy | clusterflock

  • Every player, coach and staff member was required to wear Hawaiian shirts, shorts and flip-flops or something close to it.

    Yanks' Sabathia Loses Latest Battle of the Aces

  • This past weekend's big political column came from syndicated columnist George Will, who called out Mitt Romney at length for his serial flip-flops an...

    Mitt Romney: The Candidate You Can Push Around

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