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flip off

1. To turn something off, typically a switch. A noun or pronoun can be used between "flip" and "off." I flipped off the living room light and headed upstairs to bed.
2. To raise the middle finger (a rude gesture of anger or displeasure) at one. A noun or pronoun can be used between "flip" and "off." What are you flipping me off for, I didn't even say anything insulting! I flipped my brother off after he said that he'd never seen a worse basketball player than me.
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flip someone off

 and flip someone out; flip someone the bird
Sl. to give someone the finger, that is raise the middle finger, a rude sign. (The digitus impudicus.) The youth flipped the police officer off. Not a good idea. He flipped off the cop. You better not flip a cop out! The little kid flipped the cop the bird and didn't even know what it meant.
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flip off

v.
1. To deactivate using a switch; switch off: Could you please flip off the lights before you go to sleep? I flipped the TV off because no one was watching it.
2. Slang To make an obscene hand gesture to someone or something: The driver cursed, flipped me off, and drove straight into the oncoming truck. Whenever I try to take his picture, he flips off the camera or makes a face.
See also: flip, off

flip someone off

and flip someone out
tv. to give someone the finger. (Collegiate.) Did you flip me off? You better not have. Ernie flipped Tom out, and Tom flattened Ernie. Ah, life in the big city.
See also: flip, off, someone

flip (someone) off

Slang To make an obscene gesture toward (someone); give the finger to.
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The other day a guest told me a young boy of about 12 would not move and, as my guest sat waiting, flipped him off.
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At the video's beginning, Jones chased a man down the street after the man repeatedly flipped him off. Jones proceeded to walk alongside the man, to which they both exchanged a series of expletives.
And then one day I was skating to Lincoln to meet up with everybody and he was out in front of Fast Times and he gave me the wave and I turned around and I flipped him off and just kept going.
I invested all my money in opening a trendy cafe here," said cafe owner and part time choreographer Tamer Beida, as a nearby original resident flipped him off.
12:31 a.m.: Broadway and Lakeview avenues, minor motor vehicle accident; when passerby asked if they were OK, the people involved flipped him off and told him to get out of there.
Lee offers a "one-finger-wave" story about an impatient motorist who flipped him off while passing.
His Yamaha bike is believed to have skidded and flipped him off backwards with such force his crash helmet was split in two.