Backflip definition

băkflĭp
To perform a backward somersault, especially in the air.
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A backward somersault, dive, or jump.
noun
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A backward somersault.
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To perform or complete a backflip.
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An act of rotating one's body 360 degrees in the backward direction.

The acrobat performed a backflip on a trampoline.

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(by extension) A total reversal in policy or opinion; a volte-face, an U-turn.

PM predicts water recycling backflips. Courier Mail, 29 Jan 2007

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To perform a backflip (rotation of body)
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To completely reverse a policy or opinion; perform a U-turn.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
backflip
Plural:
backflips