From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishflippingflip‧ping1 /ˈflɪpɪŋ/ adjective, adverb British English spoken 🔊 🔊 VERYused to show that you are slightly annoyed about something 🔊 It’s flipping cold outside! 🔊 This flipping pen doesn’t work!flippingflipping2 noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 a way of getting financialadvantages that many people think is dishonest, used by some British Members of Parliament. Members often have two homes - one in their constituency, and one in Londonnear Parliament. They are allowed to claimspecialallowances for their second home. Some MPs change which home they say is their second home, so that they can claim as much money as possible and avoidpayingtax when they sell their second home. This practice is known as ‘flipping’.