Flip

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortening of Filipino.

Noun[edit]

Flip (plural Flips)

  1. (slang, chiefly derogatory, ethnic slur) A Filipino; a person who is of Filipino background.
    • 1993, Gary Paulsen, Eastern sun, winter moon: an autobiographical odyssey[1], ISBN 9780151272600:
      One of the children beckoned to me to try it and I started forward, but before I could move Ryland grabbed my coat. "They're fucking Flips, kid. The only way to play is to be better than they are. Go all the way to the top."
    • 2002, Henry C, H-Hour Plus Three: The Saga of the US Army Amphibious Engineers in the Pacific During World War II[2], ISBN 9781553695257, page 188:
      Later, the lieutenant came up to me. “Those dumb Flips finally got the message, right? []