flip-flop

This page is about the slang term flip-flop.

Meaning: a sudden reversal of policy (n.) | to suddenly reverse a policy (v.)

For example:

  • George accused his presidential opponent of flip-flopping on important issues like taxes and the war.

  • Most voters didn't like his flip-flop on the economy, when he changed his position on how bad the situation was.

Quick Quiz:

Politician who're accused of "flip-flopping" are accused of

a. cheating in elections

b. lying to the public

c. changing their minds

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Contributor: Matt Errey