flip around

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flip around

To turn around. The little boy was mesmerized by the bee walking along the ledge—that is, until it flipped around and flew at him.
See also: around, flip

flip around

to turn end for end, all the way around, quickly. The alligator flipped around and hissed at us. The kitten flipped around and pounced on my hand.
See also: around, flip