flipper

Definitions

General English

Cricket

  • noun a relatively slow ball that behaves somewhat like a top-spinner and is produced by a particularly convoluted variety of wrist-spin
    Citation ‘He turned the series in Australia’s favour with a decisive spell in the second innings, beginning with a flipper that completely deceived Richie Richardson’ (Australian Cricket October 1993)

Food

  • noun a swell can with one bulging end that can be forced back into place causing the other end to spring out

Theater

  • A brace for a flat, usually hinged and attached atright angles.
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